[PATCH 0/9] I/OAT repost

From: Chris Leech
Date: Tue May 23 2006 - 20:14:46 EST

This is a repost of the I/OAT patches, the only changes from last time
are refreshing the patches and removing an unused macro that was causing
the vger spam filters to drop patch 2/9.

This patch series is the a full release of the Intel(R) I/O
Acceleration Technology (I/OAT) for Linux. It includes an in kernel API
for offloading memory copies to hardware, a driver for the I/OAT DMA memcpy
engine, and changes to the TCP stack to offload copies of received
networking data to application space.

These changes apply to Linus' tree as of commit
[BRIDGE]: need to ref count the LLC sap

They are available to pull from
git:// ioat-2.6.18

There are 9 patches in the series:
1) The memcpy offload APIs and class code
2) The Intel I/OAT DMA driver (ioatdma)
3) Core networking code to setup networking as a DMA memcpy client
4) Utility functions for sk_buff to iovec offloaded copy
5) Structure changes needed for TCP receive offload
6) Rename cleanup_rbuf to tcp_cleanup_rbuf
7) Make sk_eat_skb aware of early copied packets
8) Add a sysctl to tune the minimum offloaded I/O size for TCP
9) The main TCP receive offload changes

Chris Leech <christopher.leech@xxxxxxxxx>
I/O Acceleration Technology Software Development
LAN Access Division / Digital Enterprise Group
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