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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2]: Remote softirq invocation infrastructure.
    On Fri, 2008-09-19 at 23:48 -0700, David Miller wrote:
    > Jens Axboe has written some hacks for the block layer that allow
    > queueing softirq work to remote cpus. In the context of the block
    > layer he used this facility to trigger the softirq block I/O
    > completion on the same cpu where the I/O was submitted.

    > Jen's, as stated, has block layer uses for this. I intend to use this
    > for receive side flow seperation on non-multiqueue network cards. And
    > Steffen Klassert has a set of IPSEC parallelization changes that can
    > very likely make use of this.

    What's the benefit that you (or Jens) sees from migrating softirqs from
    specific cpu's to others?


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