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SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.8-rc2-L2, preemptable hardirqs

* Dmitry Torokhov <> wrote:

> On Tuesday 27 July 2004 11:27 am, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > other changes in -L2:
> >
> > i've done a softirq lock-break in the atkbd and ps2mouse drivers - this
> > should fix the big latencies triggered by NumLock/CapsLock, reported by
> > Lee Revell.
> >
> Actually the following seems to be working on my laptop and I was
> thinking about pushing it to Vojtech. Any reason why this should not
> be done?
> (The patch is on top of Vojtech's tee + my other changes so it won't
> apply to anything.)

your solution of pushing completion work into a workqueue is of course
the right approach! My change was just papering over this artificial
softirq latency. Please push it to Vojtech ASAP.

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