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SubjectRe: Stress testing 2.4.14-pre6
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Anyway, I seriously doubt this explains any real-world bad behaviour: the
> window for the interrupt hitting a half-way updated list is something like
> two instructions long out of the whole memory freeing path. AND most
> interrupts don't actually do any allocation.

Network Rx interrupts do.... definitely not as frequent as IDE
interrupts, but not infrequent.

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