Re: zero-copy TCP

From: Jeff V. Merkey (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 13:12:57 EST

Jes Sorensen wrote:
> >>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff V Merkey <> writes:
> Jeff> Intel Nitro Card - i960 processor on the card. The SMP
> Jeff> debugging involved the use of a bus analyser since this card had
> Jeff> a piggish memory bus footprint (i960 processors do not have an
> Jeff> IO address space, so everything is memory mapped. The big
> Jeff> weakness of early I2O stuff was that the I960 running off on the
> Jeff> boards had access to the memory bus of these early systems.
> Jeff> Performace problems that were related to passing messages to the
> Jeff> embedded OS running on the i960 on the Nitro Card, and it
> Jeff> "missing" messages when two processors were talking to it at
> Jeff> once.
> True the i960 based one I didn't think of, however Intel never
> provided docs for it.

??? I find this surprising. Email and ask him if
they will give them to you. I'm sure they would for Linux.


> Jes
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