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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2]: powerpc/cell spidernet bottom half
    Linas Vepstas wrote:
    > Please apply and forward upstream. This patch requires the previous
    > sequence of 4 spidernet patches to be applied.
    >
    > --linas
    >
    >
    > The recent set of low-waterark patches for the spider result in a
    > significant amount of computing being done in an interrupt context.
    > This patch moves this to a "bottom half" aka work queue, so that
    > the code runs in a normal kernel context. Curiously, this seems to
    > result in a performance boost of about 5% for large packets.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Linas Vepstas <linas@austin.ibm.com>
    > Cc: Utz Bacher <utz.bacher@de.ibm.com>
    > Cc: Jens Osterkamp <Jens.Osterkamp@de.ibm.com>

    Let's not reinvented NAPI, shall we...

    Jeff



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