Subject: Re: IP-Routing Performance?
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/23/2001 21:02:03
>>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Manuel> On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 07:38:49AM -0500, Michael Richardson wrote:
>> Yes, but the host bridges typically interconnect over the Pentium III bus
>> (or other processor bus), and the current host bridges seem to break 64bit
>> transactions into 32-bit transactions once they cross the host bus.
Manuel> Hum, I was thinking about alpha hardware here :)
Manuel> I'm not sure in a PC the CPU has the memory bandwidth needed either.
Ah! Alpha... of course. How do its PCI buses interface?
I'm assuming that the packet never hits the main memory, actually :-)
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