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    SubjectRe: RT patch acceptance
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    On Tue, 2005-05-24 at 19:20 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > Sven Dietrich <sdietrich@mvista.com> wrote:
    > >
    > > I think people would find their system responsiveness / tunability
    > > goes up tremendously, if you drop just a few unimportant IRQs into
    > > threads.
    >
    > People cannot detect the difference between 1000usec and 50usec latencies,
    > so they aren't going to notice any changes in responsiveness at all.

    The IDE IRQ handler can in fact run for several ms, which people sure
    can detect.

    Lee

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