Re: Early SPECWeb99 results on 2.5.33 with TSO on e1000

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 17:53:00 EST said:
> new system calls into the networking code
> The system calls would go into the VFS, sys_receivefile is not
> networking specific in any way shape or form.

Er, surely the same goes for sys_sendfile? Why have a new system call
rather than just swapping the 'in' and 'out' fds?


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