On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 13:12:09 -0400, Andrew Gallatin wrote:
> Kenneth D. Merry writes:
> > I have released a new set of zero copy sockets patches, against -current
> > from today (May 17th, 2002).
> > The main change is to deal with the vfs_ioopt changes that Alan Cox made in
> > kern_subr.c. (They conflicted a bit with the zero copy receive code.)
> > The patches and the FAQ are available here:
> > http://people.freebsd.org/~ken/zero_copy/
> > Comments, questions and reviews are all welcome!
> Hi Ken,
> I'm glad to see that you're still maintining this!
> Assuming the mutex issues get sorted out, what do you think the odds
> are of getting this into the tree? The only possible issue I see is
> with the tigon firmware. Is the firmware you're using of the same
> vintage as what's in the tree now? Does it contain all the same
I think the odds of getting into the tree are pretty good. I certainly
plan to give it a shot.
The firmware is basically identical to what we currently have in the tree
(12.4.11 plus some fixes Bill Paul picked out from 12.4.13), plus the
header splitting patches.
There have been some newer firmware releases, up to 12.4.18 I think, but I
haven't yet been able to get anything from 3Com.
I know 12.4.18 at least fixes some checksum offloading issues in a few
> Thanks again for keeping this alive,
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