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SubjectRe: A scrub daemon (prezeroing)
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On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 14:31 -0200, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> Someone should try implementing the zeroing driver for a fast x86 PCI
> device. :)

The BT848/BT878 seems like an ideal candidate. That kind of abuse is
probably only really worth it on an architecture with cache-coherent DMA
though. If you have to flush the cache anyway, you might as well just
zero it from the CPU.

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dwmw2


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