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    SubjectRe: [RFC 3/5] x86, trigger NMI return notifier soft_irq earlier
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    On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 11:04 +0800, Huang Ying wrote:
    > soft_irq is used to run NMI return notifiers. But it may be quite long
    > from soft_irq is raised in NMI handler to soft_irq is run actually. To
    > solve the issue, a self interrupt IPI is used to trigger the soft_irq
    > earlier.

    This all is just gross hackery,..

    wth is wrong with doing what I proposed earlier and use a work_struct
    like callback mechanism?




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