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Date:	Mon, 21 May 2007 17:56:02 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To: (David Miller)
Subject: Re: [RFC] New driver API to speed up small packets xmits

David Miller <> wrote:
> From: Shirley Ma <>
> Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 14:22:57 -0700
>>       I just wonder without TSO support in HW, how much benefit we
>> can get by pushing GSO from interface layer to device layer besides
>> we can do multiple packets in IPoIB.
> I bet the gain is non-trivial.

Yep, for any NIC that supports SG but not TSO then software GSO will
be a big win.  When the NIC doesn't support SG then the win is mostly
offset by the need to copy the packet again.

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