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Re: TOE brain dump

To: Alan Shih <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: TOE brain dump
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2003 02:41:33 -0400
Cc: Ben Greear <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Nivedita Singhvi <niv@xxxxxxxxxx>, Werner Almesberger <werner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Alan Shih wrote:
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?


Nope, that's using the existing sendfile(2) facility.

        Jeff




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