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SubjectRe: RFC: THE OFFLINE SCHEDULER
On 08/27/2009 06:44 PM, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Aug 2009, Chris Friesen wrote:
>> How would you deal with per-cpu kernel threads (softirqs, etc.) or
>> softirq processing while in the kernel?
>
> If you have pinned an interrupt to that CPU then you need to process
> the softirq for it as well. If that's the device your very single user
> space thread is talking to then you better want that, if you are not
> interested then simply pin that device irq to some other CPU: no irq
> -> no softirq.

Ah, okay. For some reason I had thought that the incoming work was
queued up globally and might be handled by any softirq.

Chris


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