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From: Alex Elsayed <eternaleye@gmail.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Linux XIA - merge proposal
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:31:09 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <mda0cd$2rt$2@ger.gmane.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <54F5EF6E.9090303@digirati.com.br>

Michel Machado wrote:

> Hi there,
> 
>     We have been developing Linux XIA, a new network stack that
> emphasizes evolvability and interoperability, for a couple of years, and
> it has now reached a degree of maturity that allows others to experiment
> with it.

>From looking at your wiki, "network stack" may have been a poor choice of 
term - it looks like rather than being a new network stack (which in Linux, 
is commonly used to refer to the software stack that lives between the APIs 
and the hardware), this is a new protocol (and framework _for_ protocols) 
operating at the same level of the network as IP, with ideas extending 
upwards through TCP.

Now, that's a rather different proposal - witness that RDS, TIPC, etc all 
made it into the kernel relatively easily, especially when compared to 
netmap, or any other system that tried to replace the Linux networking 
infrastructure.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2015-03-05 16:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-03 17:29 Michel Machado
2015-03-03 23:33 ` Eric W. Biederman
2015-03-04  0:14   ` Michel Machado
2015-03-04  0:01 ` Daniel Borkmann
2015-03-04  0:31   ` Michel Machado
2015-03-04  5:49     ` Greg KH
2015-03-04 13:01       ` Michel Machado
2015-03-05 16:31 ` Alex Elsayed [this message]
2015-03-05 18:34 ` Michel Machado
2015-03-10 17:01 ` Bjorn Helgaas
2015-03-10 17:19   ` Eric Dumazet
2015-03-10 22:01     ` Bjorn Helgaas
2015-03-13 15:26   ` Michel Machado
2015-03-15  9:37     ` Greg KH
2015-03-15 10:03       ` Oded Gabbay
2015-03-17 12:37         ` Michel Machado
2015-03-17 12:25       ` Michel Machado
2015-03-18 10:27         ` Oded Gabbay
2015-03-20 18:46           ` Michel Machado
2015-03-20 19:41             ` Bjorn Helgaas

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