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Re: The ultimate TOE design

To: Paul Jakma <paul@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: The ultimate TOE design
From: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 20:14:22 +0100
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On Mer, 2004-09-15 at 21:04, Paul Jakma 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."?

Last time I checked 2Ghz accelerators for intel and AMD were quite cheap
and also had the advantage they ran user mode code when idle from
network processing.



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