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Re: The ultimate TOE design

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: The ultimate TOE design
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:13:46 -0700
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On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 17:08:18 -0400
Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> There's nothing inherently wrong with sticking a computer running
> Linux inside another computer ;-)

And we already support that :-)

Plus we have things like TSO too but that doesn't require a full Linux
instance to realize on a networking port.
Simple silicon implements this already.
I don't see how that differs from your "big MTU" ideas.

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