[Beowulf] TOE on Linux?

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Wed May 14 15:21:33 EDT 2008


Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> Does anyone know of any network cards/drivers that support TOE (TCP
> Offload Engine) for Linux? A hardware vendor just told me that Linux
> does not support the TOE features of *any* network card.
> 
> Given Linux's strong presence in HPC and the value of having TOE in a
> cluster, I find that hard to believe.
> 

I should have googled before asking that question. I googled for "Linux
TCP Offload Engine" and got an eyeful. Apparently TOE = Evil to Linux
developers.

--
Prentice

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