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Re: Hints on kernel config for a dula pII/450 system anyone?

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 18:20:45 +0200
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On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 08:54:27AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>      What we really need to do here is, well, two things.  First, both Jeff
>      and I have been wanting to get rid of all the ntoh and hton conversions
>      being done inside the mbuf itself... there are so many layers that it
>      has just become too confusing to figure out when a packet's IP header
>      is in host order and when it is in network order.  It just needs to
>      stay in network order.  Second, we need to abstract the m_sharecount()
>      function so it works with non-cluster extensions.

I was thinking about that as well. What about copying (!) the
interesting fields into the mbuf header itself and really making mbufs
append/prepend only?


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