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SubjectRe: [patch] softirq performance fixes, cleanups, 2.4.10.
kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru  wrote on 29.09.01 in <200109291635.UAA17377@ms2.inr.ac.ru>:

> Essentially, if we invent some real condition when softirq loop must be
> stopped, we win. Now it is "stop after all events pending at start are
> processed". OK, it is wrong. You propose: "10 rounds". It is even worse
> because it is against plain logic. (pardon :-)).

The way I understand from this thread, the condition is *not* "10 rounds",
it is "no more new softirqs are pending when we want to leave" - except it
does a sort of emergency abort if 10 rounds weren't enough to get to that
condition.

MfG Kai
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