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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Network Checksum Removal

On 25 May 2005, at 21:06, Ian Pratt wrote:

There is a patch on netdev which can decrease the CPU load of
specifically, it allows the bridge device to take advantage
of the network device features (like hardware checksum
offload).  Stephen Hemminger says it should go in the 2.6.13 kernel.

Please can you post it as a patch so that we can include it in our
2.6.11 patches directory.

With the patch, csum offload will be much more interesting in the rx

The code we already have offloads rx csums both for dom0 and domU's (the dom0 traffic has to be received through veth0 though, not the bridge device itself).

 -- Keir

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