[Ksummit-discuss] [CORE TOPIC] Redesign Memory Management layer and more core subsystem

Christoph Lameter cl at gentwo.org
Fri Jun 13 16:57:04 UTC 2014

On Thu, 12 Jun 2014, John W. Linville wrote:

> AF_PACKET provides some level of hardware abstraction without a lot of
> overhead for networking apps that are prepared to deal with raw frames.
> Is this the kind of networking API you would propose?

The kernel is still in the data path and will cause limitations in terms
of bandwidth and latency.

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