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