Re: unusual startup messages

Alan Cox (
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 20:33:42 +0000 (GMT)

> In short, forget about networking in user space unless you're talking >10ms
> latencies and <10Mbps throughput. 10Mbps ethernet may still be realistic in
> user space. Just. But the world is moving to 100Mbps and beyond.

Actually one of the few cases where you do put network stuff into userspace
is ultra low latency message passing in an environment with less security
issues. Have a look at U-NET.