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

Christoph Lameter cl at gentwo.org
Fri Jun 13 18:01:02 UTC 2014

On Fri, 13 Jun 2014, Greg KH wrote:

> In the end, userspace wants a socket-like interface to the networking
> "stack", right?  So either you provide that with a custom networking
> library that talks directly to a specific hardware card (like 3
> different companies provide), or you just deal with the in-kernel
> network stack.  What else is there that we can do here?

Standardize the kernel APIs for this use case as well as the user space
APIs so that software runs on any of the 3 companies stacks.

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