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SubjectRe: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5

--On Wednesday, 03 October, 2001 4:51 PM +0200 Ingo Molnar <>

> your refusal to accept this problem as an existing and real problem is
> really puzzling me.

In at least one environment known to me (router), I'd rather it
kept accepting packets, and f/w'ing them, and didn't switch VTs etc.
By dropping down performance, you've made the DoS attack even
more successful than it would otherwise have been (the kiddie
looks at effect on the host at the end).

Alex Bligh
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