8260 and skb implementation
acurtis at onz.com
Thu May 9 00:18:23 EST 2002
> > ... Do you believe moving SKB to local RAM has merit?
> ...I don't think SK bufs will because of the high processor core access.
I am not sure what you are saying here?
> > ... Any oppinion
> > about the impact on the zero-copy implementation?
> We should make the change to the receive side so this happens. The
> transmit doesn't copy. I just copied the code from the 8xx long ago
> and never made the change. We can't properly do zero copy receive
> on processors that don't have coherent caches due to alignment and
> other information potentially shared in a cache line.
You would think that alignment was a common implementation concern.
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