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Re: Zero copy transmit

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Subject: Re: Zero copy transmit
From: Michael Richardson <mcr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 21:41:28 -0400
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>>>>> "Andi" == Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx> writes:
    Andi> I don't know if they do. The only Unix I'm aware of that has zero copy
    Andi> sendmsg() is NetBSD and their focus does not seem to be SMP 
scalability.

  NetBSD 1.6 is the first release with both zero-copy and SMP.
  (1.6.1 came out two weeks ago)

  So, the focus was on making it work. 
  I would not read any more intent to it yet. Jason Thorpe is pretty smart.

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