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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 08:53:58PM +0400, kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru wrote:
> Citing my old explanation:
>
> >"Polling" is not a real polling in fact, it just accepts irqs as
> >events waking rx softirq with blocking subsequent irqs.
> >Actual receive happens at softirq.
> >
> >Seems, this approach solves the worst half of livelock problem completely:
> >irqs are throttled and tuned to load automatically.
> >Well, and drivers become cleaner.

Well, this sounds like a 2.5 patch. When do we get to merge it?

-ben
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