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Advanced Header Splitting Buffer Management

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008840D
Publication Date: 2002-Jul-17

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method that enables an I/O controller to determine buffer usage based on packet size. The disclosed method also minimizes the use of oversized receive buffers to handle minimal amounts of traffic. Benefits include better memory management and less buffer waste.