[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: 3com Driver and the 3XP Processor
> I just had one of the "3com Etherlink 10/100 PCI NIC with 3XP processor"
> float accross my desk, I was wondering how much the linux kernel uses the
> 3xp processor for its encryption offloading and such. According to the
> hype it does DES without using the CPU, does linux take advantage of that?

No. Sell the card to a windows user buy a cheap taiwanese mass market ethernet
and spend the rest on the faster CPU. I bet that is more cost effective for
DES performance..
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 12:55    [W:0.085 / U:0.388 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site