> Multiply whatever effect you think you might be able to
> measure due to that on your 2 or 4 way system, and multiple
> it up to 64 cpus or so for machines I am using. This is
> where machines are going, and is going to become the norm.


That along with speeds going to 10 GbE with multiple Tx/Rx queues (with
40 and 100 GbE under discussion now), where multiple CPU's hitting the
driver are needed to push line rate without cratering the entire
machine.

-PJ Waskiewicz
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