[Cerowrt-devel] Fastpass: A Centralized "Zero-Queue" Datacenter Network

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Sat Jul 19 12:41:27 EDT 2014

On Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:23:24 -0700, Dave Taht said:
> In particular, I'd *really love* to rip most of the network stack out
> of the kernel and into userspace. And I really like the idea of
> writable hardware that can talk to virtual memory from userspace (the
> zynq can)

To misquote Lost Boys, "One thing about living in a microkernel I never could
stomach, all the damn context switches."

Or were you thinking going entirely the opposite direction and offloading to
ever-smarter network cards, sort of a combo of segment offload and zero-copy,
on steroids no less?
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