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From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
To: David griego <dagriego@hotmail.com>
Cc: alan@storlinksemi.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Alan Shih: "TCP IP Offloading Interface"
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 15:02:35 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3F12FE4B.2070004@pobox.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Sea2-F18ekWo76UaiRN00008964@hotmail.com>

David griego wrote:
> IMHO, there are several cases for some type of TCP/IP offload.  One is 
> for embedded systems that are just not capable of doing 1Gbps+.  Another 
> is with 10GbE, even high end servers will not be able keep up with TCP 
> processing/data movement at these speeds.  Not being proactive in 
> adopting TCP/IP offload will force Linux into accepting some scheme that 
> will not necissarily be best.


How does one evaluate a TOE stack to be sure that all the security fixes 
in Linux are also in that stack?

How does one evaluate a TOE stack to be sure it doesn't add new security 
holes that Linux never had?

	Jeff




  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-14 18:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-14 18:46 David griego
2003-07-14 19:02 ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
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
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 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 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 20:23 David griego
2003-07-14 20:29 David griego
2003-07-14 21:51 David griego
     [not found] <Sea2-F66GGORm1u51rM00012573@hotmail.com>
2003-07-15 11:18 ` Alan Cox

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