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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: David griego <dagriego@hotmail.com>
Cc: jgarzik@pobox.com, dsaxena@mvista.com, alan@storlinksemi.com,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Alan Shih: "TCP IP Offloading Interface"
Date: 15 Jul 2003 12:18:44 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1058267923.3845.23.camel@dhcp22.swansea.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Sea2-F66GGORm1u51rM00012573@hotmail.com>

On Maw, 2003-07-15 at 00:26, David griego wrote:
> >Are these common cases to be optimized for latency or throughput?
> I would personaly see the common case optimized for throughput on large 
> packets, and allow the smaller packets to be processed by the OS.

Its very very application dependant. Latency is critical to a good file
server, although storage people often like to handwave those numbers
away (not all of them thankfully)

Cluster people want low latency at all times, and latency is the one
thing that is almost impossible to recover once you lose time to it


       reply	other threads:[~2003-07-15 11:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <Sea2-F66GGORm1u51rM00012573@hotmail.com>
2003-07-15 11:18 ` Alan Cox [this message]
2003-07-14 21:51 David griego
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-14 20:29 David griego
2003-07-14 20:23 David griego
2003-07-14 20:19 David griego
2003-07-14 20:31 ` Alan Shih
2003-07-14 20:34 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 21:53   ` Deepak Saxena
2003-07-17 22:31     ` Bill Davidsen
2003-07-14 19:43 David griego
2003-07-14 20:03 ` Jeff Garzik
2003-07-14 20:23   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 20:05 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 20:30   ` Shawn
2003-07-15  5:58   ` Werner Almesberger
2003-07-14 19:14 David griego
2003-07-14 19:26 ` Jeff Garzik
2003-07-15 12:42   ` Jesse Pollard
2003-07-14 19:46 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-14 18:46 David griego
2003-07-14 19:02 ` Jeff Garzik
2003-07-14 21:22   ` Deepak Saxena
2003-07-14 21:45     ` Jeff Garzik
2003-07-15  5:27     ` Werner Almesberger
2003-07-14 19:42 ` Alan Cox

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