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SubjectRe: TOE brain dump
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On Sul, 2003-08-03 at 05:01, Ben Greear wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> > So, fix the other end of the pipeline too, otherwise this fast network
> > stuff is flashly but pointless. If you want to serve up data from disk,
> > then start creating PCI cards that have both Serial ATA and ethernet
> > connectors on them :) Cut out the middleman of the host CPU and host
>
> I for one would love to see something like this, and not just Serial ATA..
> but maybe 8x Serial ATA and RAID :)

There is a protocol floating around for ATA over ethernet, no TCP layer
or nasty latency eating complexities in the middle

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