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    SubjectRe: More performance for the TCP stack by using additional hardware chip on NIC
    On Sun, 17 Apr 2005 13:29:14 +0300
    Avi Kivity <avi@argo.co.il> wrote:

    > TOEs can remove the data copy on receive. In some applications (notably
    > storage), where the application does not touch most of the data, this is
    > a significant advantage that cannot be achieved in a software-only
    > solution.

    You don't need to offload the TCP stack to make this case get
    zero-copy behavior.
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