Re: X15 alpha release: as fast as TUX but in user space

From: dean gaudet (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 16:47:35 EST

On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Fabio Riccardi wrote:

> Ok I fixed it, the header date timestamp is updated with every request.
> Performance doesn't seem to have suffered significantly (less than 1%).


> BTW: Don't call me slime, I wasn't trying to cheat, I just didn't know that
> the date stamp was required to be really up-to-date.

sorry, i meant to put a smily on there :)

On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, David S. Miller wrote:

> If you do the TCP_CORK thing, what you end up with is a scatter gather
> entry in the SKB for the header bits, then the page cache segments.

so then the NIC would be sent a 3 entry gather list -- 1 entry for TCP/IP
headers, 1 for HTTP headers, and 1 for the initial page cache segment?

are there any NICs which take only 2 entry lists? (boo hiss and curses
on such things if they exist!)


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