Re: FYI: I2O Architecture (fwd)

Mark H. Wood (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 06:10:04 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 19 Nov 1996, Mark Hemment wrote:

> With the processing power that will be on some of the I2O cards, we
> might find network protocol stacks (TCP?), etc, being off-loaded from the
> central CPUs.
> Would this be a step backwards or forwards from SMP?

Dunno. If you consider the CDC 6000 architecture a step backward, then it's
a step backward. I haven't thought about PP programming in a long time....

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer MWOOD@INDYVAX.IUPUI.EDU
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