Re: Linux and system area networks

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 19:08:47 EST

> a properly written host based stack works much better in
> the face of a changing environment: Faster CPUs, new CPUs
> (IA-64), new network protocols (ECN). Besides, it is easy
> to "accelerate" a bad network stack, but try to outdo a
> well done stack.

Putting the stack partly in user spacd can sometimes be a benefit. Linux 8086
does this to cut down kernel size for example ;)
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sat Jun 30 2001 - 21:00:13 EST