> I saw something in a trade mag about a nic that calculates the TCP/IP
> checksum on board, thus freeing up the CPU for other tasks, but I can't
> ffor the life of me find it.
> Firstly, is the checksum computation a serious overhead on the CPU?
On Linux outgoing it makes little difference
> Secondly, does anyone know who makes it?
Quite a few cards have this feature now
> Thirdly, is there a Linux driver for it!
A quick grep suggests
acenic (several vendors)
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