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    SubjectRe: [RESEND] tuning linux for high network performance?
    bert hubert wrote:

    > I still refuse to believe that a 1.8GHz Pentium4 can only checksum
    > 250megabits/second. MD Raid5 does better and they probably don't use a
    > checksum as braindead as that used by TCP.
    >
    > If the checksumming is not the problem, the copying is, which would be a
    > weakness of your hardware. The function profiled does both the copying and
    > the checksumming.

    Yep, its not so much the checksumming as the fact that this is
    done over each byte of data and copied.

    thanks,
    Nivedita
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