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    SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5
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    Hello!

    > In a generic computing environment i want to spend cycles doing useful
    > work, not polling.

    Ingo, "polling" is wrong name. It does not poll. :-)
    Actually, this misnomer is the worst thing whic I worried about.

    Citing my old explanation:

    >"Polling" is not a real polling in fact, it just accepts irqs as
    >events waking rx softirq with blocking subsequent irqs.
    >Actual receive happens at softirq.
    >
    >Seems, this approach solves the worst half of livelock problem completely:
    >irqs are throttled and tuned to load automatically.
    >Well, and drivers become cleaner.

    Alexey
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