NetXen LSA NIC Drivers

Linux Watch reports that NetXen has introduced a set of LSA drivers for their 10GBE NICs. LSA drivers move the task of tracking from the CPU to the NIC itself, freeing up CPU cycles for core tasks. The drivers require no changes to the kernel or TCP/IP stack. Nifty.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: