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SubjectRe: Process priority in 2.4.18 (RedHat 7.3)
On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 03:51:20PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > For a 10Mbit ne2k it ought to be if its done with sched fifo. For serious
> > > devices its not. The ksoftirqd bounce blows everything out of cache and is
> > > easily measured
> >
> > if you're under a flood of irq ksoftirqd or not won't make differences
> I didnt mention a flood of irqs. If stuff falls back to softirqd it
> materially harms throughput

You did implicitly becuse if there's not a flood of irq or recursive
softirqs it cannot fall to sofitrqd.

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