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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2]: Remote softirq invocation infrastructure.
From: James Courtier-Dutton <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 10:13:47 +0100

> Why do you have to preserve packet ordering?
> TCP/IP does not preserve packet ordering across the network.

Yes, but we should preserve per-flow ordering as much as
possible within the local system for optimal performance.

Things fall apart completely, even with TCP, once you reorder more
than 2 or 3 packets deep.

> Sharing the sliding window between CPUs might be interesting!

Again, Steffen's patches take care of this issue.

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