A DMA xfer that fills the NIC pipe with IDE source. That's not very hard...
need a lot of bufferring/FIFO though. May require large modification to the
file serving applications?
[mailto:linux-kernel-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Ben Greear
Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 9:02 PM
To: Jeff Garzik
Cc: Nivedita Singhvi; Werner Almesberger; netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx;
Subject: Re: TOE brain dump
Jeff Garzik wrote:
> So, fix the other end of the pipeline too, otherwise this fast network
> stuff is flashly but pointless. If you want to serve up data from disk,
> then start creating PCI cards that have both Serial ATA and ethernet
> connectors on them :) Cut out the middleman of the host CPU and host
I for one would love to see something like this, and not just Serial ATA..
but maybe 8x Serial ATA and RAID :)
Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com
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