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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Separate IRQ-stacks from 4K-stacks option
    On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 11:35, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 11:46:32AM -0400, Timothy Miller wrote:
    > > The rules about how long a hard irq would be allowed to run would have
    > > to be draconian.
    > they already are.

    The IDE I/O completion in hardirq context means that one can run for
    almost 3ms. Apparently at OLS it was decided that the target for
    desktop responsiveness was 1ms. So this is a real problem.

    What exactly do you mean by "draconian"?


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