Re: Networking with slow CPUs
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 06:33:54 -0500 (EST)

Robert Schwebel wrote:
> Is there a possibility to "harden" a small machine (33 MHz embedded
> device) against e.g. flood pings from the outside world?

It *is* bleeding edge, as someone else pointed out, but you should
really investigate NAPI. It's designed to make Linux resiliant against
non-flow-controlled network loads like routing, which sounds like
just the ticket.
Peter Desnoyers
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