Re: zero-copy TCP

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 12:57:06 EST

>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff V Merkey <> writes:

Jeff> IPX is a really good LAN protocol (but totally sucks for
Jeff> internet). A full blown NCP server in-kernel that's toughtly
Jeff> coupled to the page cache running over IPX would make flames
Jeff> shoot out of the back of a Linux server, and make NT like look
Jeff> an old lady hobbling down the street. There's no need to
Jeff> configure client addresses with it, and for file and print, it's
Jeff> the best.


I'd recommend you go look at the switches on your network and note how
they look likg flashing chrstmas trees - broadcast traffic is not good
for any type of network, be it LAN or WAN.

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