Re: [RFC] [PATCH 0/3] ioat: DMA engine support

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 17:45:15 EST

Andrew Grover wrote:
As presented in our talk at this year's OLS, the Bensley platform, which will be out in early 2006, will have an asyncronous DMA engine. It can be used to offload copies from the CPU, such as the kernel copies of received packets into the user buffer.

More than a one-paragraph description would be nice... URLs to OLS and IDF presentations, other info?


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