Intel PWSA8701T for TCP stack offload

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Mon Mar 24 11:03:15 PST 2003

On Mon, Mar 17, 2003 at 08:27:31AM -0500, Don Phillips wrote:

> Does anyone have any experience or benchmarks for Intel's PWSA8701T
> (apparent successor to the 8700T) that they would be willing to
> share.  These cards handle ISCSI but I'm only interested in their
> ability to offload TCP stack processing from the CPU and improve
> bandwidth out of a linux storage node.

I looked at the drivers available for download, and they only seem to
offload iSCSI... if they offloaded TCP stack processing, wouldn't they
need to patch the kernel?


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