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SubjectRe: TOE brain dump
Werner Almesberger wrote:
>
> - instead of putting a different stack on the TOE, a
> general-purpose processor (probably with some enhancements,
> and certainly with optimized data paths) is added to the NIC
>

Modern NPUs generally do this.
You need to have something like this to handle e.g. routing of GE
traffic.

Check for example:
http://www.vitesse.com/products/categories.cfm?family_id=5&category_id=16

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