Re: New net features for added performance

Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 14:59:25 EST


> > 3) Enforce correct usage of it in all the networking :-)
> ,) -- the tricky part.

No tricks, IP[v6] is already enforced to be clever; all the rest are free
to do this, if they desire. And btw, driver need not to parse anything,
but its internal stuff and even aligning eth II header can be made
in eth_type_trans().

Actually, it is possible now not changing anything but driver.
Fortunately, I removed stupid tulip from alpha, so that I have
no impetus to try this myself. 8)

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