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SubjectRe: softirq parameters
On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 11:18:43AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> I'm starting to become leery about this percpu stuff, which ends up
> moving critical data structures (in this case softnet) out of the main
> kernel image (and thus out of the single large PAGE_SIZE entry many
> platforms use to map that part of the kernel).
>
> Since all the per-cpu stuff ends up in the same cluster of bootmem
> it probably doesn't matter so much. Here's to hoping that's true :-)

Hrm, I didn't realise what the implementation of percpu was... does it
work for modules?

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