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    SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.8.1-P5
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    On Fri, 2004-08-20 at 09:30, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > i've uploaded the -P5 patch:
    >
    > http://redhat.com/~mingo/voluntary-preempt/voluntary-preempt-2.6.8.1-P5

    > - added a preempt_count field to /proc/latency_trace. This makes it
    > easier to spot IRQ contexts and generally it gives a nice overview of
    > how the preemption depth changes. It should also help us debug
    > those 900usec weirdnesses related to cpu_idle. (if they still occur)
    >

    Ok, disregard my question about what this field was.

    > - made the tcp packet-queue collapsing dependent on VOLUNTARY_PREEMPT.
    >

    I am seeing ~180usec latencies related to netif_receive_skb:

    http://krustophenia.net/testresults.php?dataset=2.6.8.1-P6#/var/www/2.6.8.1-P6/trace5.txt

    Lee

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