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Subject[ Patch ]: Fix loopback communication latency bug
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Hi, Ingo

For the option PREEMPT_RT, local communication latency is very very big,
it is about 30 to 50 times as big as the option PREEMPT_NONE as far as
local ping latency is concerned. Obviously, this should be fixed ASAP.

This patch fixes this bug by changing netif_rx to netif_rx_ni in
loopback device driver.

--- linux-2.6.10-orig/drivers/net/loopback.c 2005-04-19
15:12:34.000000000 +0800
+++ linux-2.6.10/drivers/net/loopback.c 2005-04-19 15:13:28.000000000
+0800
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ static int loopback_xmit(struct sk_buff
lb_stats->tx_packets++;
put_cpu();

- netif_rx(skb);
+ netif_rx_ni(skb);

return(0);
}
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