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SubjectRe: NAPI and tg3
> Ok I can try that, but what about the nice level of ksoftirqd ? Any 
> specific reason for it beeing 19 (lowest priority) and not 0 (equally to
> most other processes in the system) ?

Its triggered (in theory but not practice) only when we are overloaded, in
which case we want to do other *useful* work first rather than using all
the cpu to process requests we can't fulfill

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