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Re: The ultimate TOE design

To: Deepak Saxena <dsaxena@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: The ultimate TOE design
From: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 15:11:58 +0200
Cc: Paul Jakma <paul@xxxxxxxx>, Netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, leonid.grossman@xxxxxxxx, Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 02:36:00PM -0700, Deepak Saxena wrote:

> > The intel IXP's are like the above, XScale+extra-bits host-on-a-PCI 
> > card running Linux. Or is that what you were referring to with 
> > "<cards exist> but they are all fairly expensive."?
> 
> Unfortunately all the SW that lets one make use of the interesting
> features of the IXPs (microEngines, crypto, etc) is a pile of
> propietary code.

I'm working on open source microengine code for the IXP line, which
should be available Real Soon Now(TM).


--L

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