Alteon ACEnic card

Felix Rauch rauch at inf.ethz.ch
Thu Oct 12 14:27:58 EDT 2000


Only a short notice as I'm leaving for vacations tomorrow:

On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, He Ding wrote:
> Has anybody done some OS kernel modification or NIC driver modification
> of Gigabit Ethernet Card on Linux to reduce CPU utilization?

We have a true zero-copy implementation (for large transfers), which
uses protocol speculation techniques and is described in two papers on
[1] (the two papers are nearly the same). The implementation is for
the hamachi GE cards and is unfortunately not stable enough for
general use.

- Felix

[1] http://www.cs.inf.ethz.ch/CoPs/publications/
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