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Date:	Fri, 6 Apr 2007 20:59:18 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Rusty Russell <>
Cc:	Avi Kivity <>,,
	netdev <>
Subject: Re: [kvm-devel] QEMU PIC indirection patch for in-kernel APIC work

* Rusty Russell <> wrote:

> > prototyping new kernel APIs to implement user-space network drivers, 
> > on a crufty codebase is not something that should be done lightly.
> I think you overestimate my radicalism.  I was considering readv() and 
> writev() on the tap device.

ok :-) How would packeting be handled, or would this be alike a raw 
socket in essence, but not in 'peek' but 'filter through' mode? I think 
it's not quite trivial. (but maybe i'm way too radical again :)

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