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Linux-Watch: Blazing Fast NICs for Linux

Mar 14, 2007, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"NetXen, a maker of hardware-accelerated 10GbE (10-Gigabit Ethernet) LAN cards, has just introduced a set of software drivers for Linux systems. The company claims that with this hardware/software combo users should see great network performance without incurring increased host CPU overhead.

"NetXen says its network acceleration technology requires no modifications to the Linux kernel or the TCP/IP network stack or applications, and can offload both user- and kernel-mode applications..."

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