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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] irq: Add node_affinity CPU masks for smarter irqbalance hints
    Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 00:59 -0800, Peter P Waskiewicz Jr wrote:
    >>> This all sounds backwards.. we've got a perfectly functional interface
    >>> for affinity -- which people object to being used for some reason. So
    >>> you add another interface on top, and that is ok?
    >> But it's not functional. If I set the affinity in smp_affinity, then
    >> irqbalance will override it 10 seconds later.
    > And here I was thinking the kernel round-robins IRQ delivery on the mask
    > specified there.

    the kernel does no such thing, nor has code to do so.

    > Are you talking about some daft userspace thing that
    > writes into the irq smp_affinity to effect irq balancing?

    thanks ;)

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