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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ATA over Ethernet driver for 2.6.9

> > The included patch allows the Linux kernel to use the ATA over
> > Ethernet (AoE) network protocol to communicate with any block device
> > that handles the AoE protocol. The Coraid EtherDrive (R) Storage
> > Blade is the first hardware using AoE.
> >
> > Like IP, AoE is an ethernet-level network protocol, registered with
> > the IEEE. Unlike IP, AoE is not routable.
> So AoE is out of scope for many uses...

Well, at least it has a chance to correctly work in low-memory conditions,
and it might be possible to swap over AoE.
ARPs are real problem there.
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