Re: [uCsimm] Breaking the workload.

From: Larry Doolittle (
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 15:39:44 EDT

Alan -

> I had the thought of using decent sized PICs programmed as http parsers
> along with a uCsimm. The simm could listen on port 80, pass the headers
> onto the PIC, and receive the header to send back, and some information on
> what file to send with it, or what CGI program to run (if at all.) I
> assume this would help lots in offloading work from the simm.


> It would be neat to be able to create a webserver with good speed and
> functionality for $30-$45 extra. I'm not talking about saturating a
> 10megabit link, but maybe 600k/1mbit :)

You sound like you would be much better off running Boa
on a '486 or ARM7-class machine.

       - Larry Doolittle <>
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