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Phillip Kerman
2004-08-24, 14:11
>
> > Is the issue that you want, on the board, decompression on the SB
> > itself?
>
> Yes. If this is found to be possible on the current hardware
> it would
> save server and LAN resources as well as reducing server software
> complexity.
>

Well, according to the asymmetric codec I guess this makes sense. I'm
curious if it's possible/practical though.

Thanks,
Phillip

ron thigpen
2004-08-24, 14:20
Phillip Kerman wrote:

> Well, according to the asymmetric codec I guess this makes sense. I'm
> curious if it's possible/practical though.

That's a question for Sean. IIRC, when this was brought up earlier he
responded that it was thought to be within the capabilities of the SB
memory and CPU, but that it was gonna be tight. And, of course, its
likely to be a non-trivial coding exercise.

--rt