Subject: Re: Porting NetAtalk to NetBSD
To: Erik E. Fair" , "John Nemeth <>
From: Joshua P. Dady <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/04/1996 19:23:42
>CAP is a principally user-mode implementation, and uses the user-level
>interfaces to grab packets off the wire (NIT, etc).
>NetAtalk is more integrated kernel-mode version of AppleTalk (DDP in
>Kernel). It performs lots better. However, it hasn't been beaten on as long
>as CAP.

And, of course, NetATalk tends to be harder to port (because it is a more 
integrated kernel-mode version...)

Joshua P. Dady (