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SubjectRe: zero-copy TCP
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>>>>> "Todd" == Todd  <todd@unm.edu> writes:

>> > Jes Sorensen wrote: > > It took me a little while in the
>> beginning to convince Alteon to open > > up and provide docs, but
>> since they saw the light they have been > > extremely helpful and
>> went much further in their openness than I had > > ever expected or
>> dared to hope for. > > And now it's really showing in their
>> favour. An amazing number of > research groups are writing
>> applications to run on the Alteon cards.

Todd> While I agree with what's going on right now, the recent
Todd> purchase of Alteon by Nortel (primarily for their switch line,
Todd> not for the NICs) leaves quite a bit of doubt in my mind about
Todd> the future of the card and the openness of the firmware in
Todd> particular.

This is kinda running off topic, but lets give them the benefit of the
doubt. The guys at Alteon knew what they did when they opened up.

Jes
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