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Re: TOE brain dump

To: Alan Shih <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TOE brain dump
From: Ingo Oeser <ingo.oeser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 10:15:25 +0200
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, Nivedita Singhvi <niv@xxxxxxxxxx>, Werner Almesberger <werner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <ODEIIOAOPGGCDIKEOPILEEOCDAAA.alan@storlinksemi.com>; from alan@storlinksemi.com on Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 10:19:21AM -0700
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On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 10:19:21AM -0700, Alan Shih wrote:
> So would main processor still need a copy of the data for re-transmission?
> Won't that defeat the purpose?

No, since I didn't state that a retransmission is done along the
pipe, because you cannot go back in a pipeline.

A retransmission can be done at the end of the pipe, where this
can also be done in hardware.

Regards

Ingo Oeser


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