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SubjectRe: zero-copy TCP

Dear Stu,

I apologize for bothering you, but how possible would it be to let the
Linux folks get access to the Nitro docs and docs for Intel ethernet
cards in general. There seems to be interest from folks in getting this
to improve Linux support for Intel products.

Any help would be appreciated.


Jeff Merkey

Alan Cox wrote:
> > > True the i960 based one I didn't think of, however Intel never
> > > provided docs for it.
> >
> > ??? I find this surprising. Email and ask him if
> > they will give them to you. I'm sure they would for Linux.
> I've spent over 2 years trying to extract eepro100 server docs out of Intel
> and failed. I've been refused info on how to detect the problematic 820/840
> boards with the memory translation hub - which means we now flush many intel
> chipset related bug reports into the 'cannot trust hardware' bucket. Intel
> have also consistently refused to document the MSR's that allow you to read
> the CPU intended speed and the bus clock that would allow us to flag and
> note overclocked CPU's on the /proc/cpuinfo and help bug reporting.
> Intel document what they feel like documenting, on their own agenda for their
> own purposes.
> Alan
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