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SubjectRE: Crazy USB Interrupts.
> The usb-uhci driver uses a lazy (delayed) TD
> cleanup method that is based on USB interrupts.

dandy. so why are the interrupts continuing at HIGH RATE
when USB is *completely*idle*?

> It's author/maintainer (Georg Acher) has been
> told about this behavior already. I'm not sure
> what his plans are.

this needs to be fixed. I just measured the overhead of this
at 1-2% on my dual celeron/550. lots of people expect Linux to
run reasonably on machines with 1/10 this much power; I expect
this mis-feature costs 10-20% on a P5/166.

regards, mark hahn.

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