I/OAT ... Coming Soon ?

Scott Ullrich sullrich at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 09:52:18 PST 2007

On 11/15/07, Doug Ambrisko <ambrisko at ambrisko.com> wrote:
> Hmm, I forgot about the 2970 which are AMD based.  Can you check the
> BIOS to see if there is an option to turn it on?  I think this is an
> Intel feature.  AMD might have something close?  We have one 2970
> that we've played with a little but not much.  I can't say for sure
> if it has it.

Right you are.   As of BIOS 1.2.2 I do not see a I/OAT option.   Guess
I will need to pick up a different server as we are interested in what
kind of packet forwarding rate increase that this feature might bring
on a heavily loaded firewall.


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