Re: [RFC] [TCP 0/3] Receive from socket into bio without copying

From: saeed bishara
Date: Mon Jul 02 2012 - 09:40:35 EST

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Andreas Gruenbacher <agruen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> We want to go directly to the block layer instead. ÂThis requires that
> the network hardware receives the data into sector aligned buffers.
> Hence the proposed MSG_NEW_PACKET flag.
I didn't read your patches, but what are you looking for can't be
achieved using "normal" NICs, for that you need to use RDMA protocol
with a hardware that supports RDMA.

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