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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/5] net: low latency Ethernet device polling
On 27/02/2013 20:47, Tom Herbert wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Stephen Hemminger
> <stephen@networkplumber.org> wrote:
>>
>> Have you looked at netmap? Seems like a cleaner user API for this.
>>
> That might be a bit orthogonal to this. I believe the intent it to
> allow spin polling from socket calls without API change.

Exactly.

BTW, an interesting alternative to netmap would be to map a VF into
userspace. (you would need to pre-allocate DMA memory regions and all of
that RDMA-like stuff)


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