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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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