System and method for TCP/IP offload independent of bandwidth delay product

CAFC
  • US 7,313,623 B2
  • Filed: 08/29/2003
  • Issued: 12/25/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/30/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A system for providing TCP/IP offload, comprising:

  • a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) offload engine (TOE) for operatively coupling to a host, wherein when said TCP/IP Offload Engine and said host are operatively coupled, said host transfers control of at least a portion of Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection variables to said TCP/IP Offload Engine, said TCP/IP Offload Engine updates said at least a portion of said TCP/IP Offload Engine connection variables, and said TCP/IP Offload Engine provides said at least a portion of said undated TCP connection variables to said host.

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