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    SubjectRe: Multithreaded TCP/IP stack
    On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 02:10:09PM -0400, willy@thepuffingroup.com wrote:
    > On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 01:50:58PM +0100, Stephen Torri wrote:
    > > A friend of mine is critical of linux for not having a multithreaded
    > > TCP/IP stack. Is that true? If it is not then what kernel version
    > > introduced it. If it is then when should we expect to see it?
    >
    > davem threaded large portions of the networking stack in early 2.3

    And it was threaded since day one, just cooperative and not distributed over
    multiple CPUs.

    A single threaded thing is something like Minix's file system where
    only one process can be active at a time.


    -Andi


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