[Ksummit-discuss] [CORE TOPIC] Redesign Memory Management layer and more core subsystem
cl at gentwo.org
Mon Jun 16 14:05:31 UTC 2014
On Mon, 16 Jun 2014, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:
> I might be completely out of topic here, but this very much sounds like
> what is happening for graphics. There is a DRM/KMS kernel side, which
> does all the mode setting, context allocation and things like that, and
> then all the rest takes place in userspace, using hardware-specific
> pieces of code in libdrm and other components of the graphics stack.
I thought about that too.
> If we translate that to networking, there would be a need to have all
> of the setup/initialization done in the kernel, and then some
> hardware-specific userspace libraries to use for the data path.
Well ideally these would just be API specific in order to support multiple
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