Re: I/OAT ... Coming Soon ?
Jack Vogel wrote:[color=blue]
> On Nov 14, 2007 5:01 PM, Wilkinson, Alex
> <Alex.Wilkinson@dsto.defence.gov.au> wrote:[color=green]
>> Hi all,
>> Curious, is I/OAT [[url]http://www.intel.com/go/ioat/][/url] coming to FreeBSD soon
> LOL, I did a driver for the first version of I/OAT more than a year
> ago, submitted it and interest was half hearted.[/color]
IMHO the biggest drawback (design failure) is the polling requirement
for the work queue. Ideally it would be structured like a NIC with
its DMA engine and rings.
> The driver needs updating and polishing yet, but interest being what it was
> it hasn't been a real high priority.[/color]
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