Jack Vogel wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007 5:01 PM, Wilkinson, Alex
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Curious, is I/OAT [http://www.intel.com/go/ioat/] 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.


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.


--
Andre

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