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BBC bypasses Linux kernel to make streaming videos flow

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Re: This is why I love the bbc

"But this is the BBC at its finest. Writing kernal bypasses to get better throughput."

Network adaptor drivers have had to do this for years under Linux to be able to support the hardware offload features of modern NICs. This isn't a BBC issue, it's a Linux issue.

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