Re: offloading the protocols


kwe@bu-it.bu.edu (kwe@bu-cs.bu.edu)
18 Mar 88 19:13:15 GMT


In article <[A.ISI.EDU]17-Mar-88.05:12:56.CERF> CERF@A.ISI.EDU writes:
        [discussion of simplifying and speeding up network/host interface]
>
>Perhaps what is needed is a way to associate virtual memory with places
>in the networking space. Writing to virtual memory would be like writing
>to the network. PDP-11's had the concept of associating certain words of
>memory with I/O channels.

        Doesn't Apollo's Domain [proprietary] networked operating
system do just that?



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