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SubjectRe: Linux and system area networks
> a properly written host based stack works much better in
> the face of a changing environment: Faster CPUs, new CPUs
> (IA-64), new network protocols (ECN). Besides, it is easy
> to "accelerate" a bad network stack, but try to outdo a
> well done stack.

Putting the stack partly in user spacd can sometimes be a benefit. Linux 8086
does this to cut down kernel size for example ;)
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