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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] TIMER_BH-less smptimers

On 2002.05.20 Anton Blanchard wrote:
>Hi Dipankar,
>> I have been experimenting with Ingo's smptimers and I ended up
>> extending it a little bit. I would really appreciate comments
>> on whether these things make sense or not.
>I tried it out and found that we were context switching like crazy.
>It seems we were always running the timers out of a tasklet because
>we never unlocked the net_bh_lock.

The patch for 2.4 in

does not acquire net_bh_lock. Then I suppose it does not apply to that ?

So this patch is a little outdated wrt the one for 2.5. Is there any
updated version available for 2.4 ?
Can I try your patch for 2.5 on 2.4 or is there any infrastructure
missing ?


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