Re: sendfile+zerocopy: fairly sexy (nothing to do with ECN)

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Fri Feb 02 2001 - 18:09:13 EST

David Lang writes:
> Thanks, that info on sendfile makes sense for the fileserver situation.
> for webservers we will have to see (many/most CGI's look at stuff from the
> client so I still have doubts as to how much use cacheing will be)

Also note that the decreased CPU utilization resulting from
zerocopy sendfile leaves more CPU available for CGI execution.

This was a point I forgot to make.

David S. Miller
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