Patent Number: 7,787,453

Title: Network interface controller with receive side scaling and quality of service

Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods and systems for scaling receive protocol processing by allowing the network load from a network adapter to be balanced across multiple CPUs based on RSS and/or QoS traffic classification techniques.

Inventors: Tran; Thanh (Anaheim, CA), Hwang; Andrew (Redondo Beach, CA), Chou; Henry (Anaheim, CA)

Assignee: Broadcom Corporation

International Classification: H04L 12/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018