lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Nov]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] Run timers as softirqs, not tasklets

On Mon, 18 Nov 2002, Dipankar Sarma wrote:

> I wrote that part of smptimers to run the per-CPU lists from per-CPU
> tasklets while porting Ingo's code to 2.5 and Ingo just included it. At
> that time, it didn't seem necessary to use up a softirq vector when it
> could be easily done using tasklets.

i think a separate timer softirq is justified, timers are important
enough.

Ingo

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:31    [W:0.054 / U:0.148 seconds]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site