I/OAT ... Coming Soon ?

Jack Vogel jfvogel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 09:59:43 PST 2007

On Nov 15, 2007 9:52 AM, Scott Ullrich <sullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Its IN the chipset, so if its AMD based you won't have it :)


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