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SubjectRe: 3com Driver and the 3XP Processor
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> 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..
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