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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2]: powerpc/cell spidernet bottom half
Linas Vepstas wrote:
> Please apply and forward upstream. This patch requires the previous
> sequence of 4 spidernet patches to be applied.
> --linas
> The recent set of low-waterark patches for the spider result in a
> significant amount of computing being done in an interrupt context.
> This patch moves this to a "bottom half" aka work queue, so that
> the code runs in a normal kernel context. Curiously, this seems to
> result in a performance boost of about 5% for large packets.
> Signed-off-by: Linas Vepstas <>
> Cc: Utz Bacher <>
> Cc: Jens Osterkamp <>

Let's not reinvented NAPI, shall we...


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