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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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