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SubjectRe: Early SPECWeb99 results on 2.5.33 with TSO on e1000
alan,

good to know. it's a nice piece of engineering. it's useful to note that
linux has such a long and rich history of breaking de-facto standards in
order to make things work better.

t.

On 12 Sep 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-09-12 at 14:57, Todd Underwood wrote:
> > thanks. although i'd love to take credit, i don't think that the
> > reverse-order fragmentation appreciation is all that original: who
> > wouldn't want their data sctructure size determined up-front? :-) (not to
> > mention getting header-overwriting for-free as part of the single copy.
>
> As far as I am aware it was original when Linux first did it (and we
> broke cisco pix, some boot proms, some sco in the process). Credit goes
> to Arnt Gulbrandsen probably better known nowdays for his work on Qt
>

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todd underwood, vp & cto
oso grande technologies, inc.
todd@osogrande.com

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