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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2]: softirq: Add support for triggering softirq work on softirqs.
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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2008 00:46:08 -0700

> Seems from the above `>> 16' you're stuffing the softirq ID into the
> upper 16 bits of call_single_data.flags. Is it needed? Another u32
> can be added to call_single_data for free on 64-bit, or it could be
> split into two u16's.

call_single_data is already too large, simply adding it to
struct sk_buff had negative performance impacts that are
forcing me to trim the size of the existing structure a bit.

I think just documenting the usage of the bits is better, and
I'll do that in my next rev.


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