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SubjectRe: The ultimate TOE design
Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2004-09-15 at 21:04, Paul Jakma wrote:
>
>>The intel IXP's are like the above, XScale+extra-bits host-on-a-PCI
>>card running Linux. Or is that what you were referring to with
>>"<cards exist> but they are all fairly expensive."?
>
>
> Last time I checked 2Ghz accelerators for intel and AMD were quite cheap
> and also had the advantage they ran user mode code when idle from
> network processing.


The point was more to show people who are doing TOE _anyway_ to a decent
design.

As I said in another post, "just don't bother with TOE" is a very valid
answer with today's CPUs.

Jeff


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