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SubjectRe: softirq in pre3 and all linux ports
On Tue, Jun 19, 2001 at 09:00:24PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Andrea Arcangeli writes:
> > I don't have gigabit ethernet so I cannot flood my boxes to death.
> > But I think it's real, and a softirq marking itself runnable again is
> > another case to handle without live lockups or starvation.
> I think (still) that you're just moving the problem around and
> not actually changing anything.

something will defintely to change radically if the softirq marks itself
runnable again. but this to me sounds similar to the other one (irq
flood that basically left the softirq pending every time you check it).

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