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Re: Van Jacobson's net channels and real-time

From:  "David S. Miller" <>
Subject:  Re: Van Jacobson's net channels and real-time
Date:  Thu, 20 Apr 2006 12:09:55 -0700 (PDT)
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[ Maybe ask questions like this on "netdev" where the networking
  developers hang out?  Added to CC: ]

Van fell off the face of the planet after giving his presentation and
never published his code, only his slides.

I've started to make a slow attempt at implementing his ideas, nothing
but pure infrastructure so far, but you can look at what I have here:

don't expect major progress and don't expect anything beyond a simple
channel to softint packet processing on receive any time soon.

Going all the way to the socket is a large endeavor and will require a
lot of restructuring to do it right, so expect this to take on the
order of months.
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