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BBC bypasses Linux kernel to make streaming videos flow

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"I call bullshit. Mellanox cards are specifically designed to *not* use the kernel"

You call wrongly. Mellanox cards can only support hardware offload by hacking the Linux kernel with a hardware specific modification to support this. On Windows they can just inject a filter driver at the right layer in the NDIS stack.

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