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    SubjectRe: [RFC 1/3] Unified NMI delayed call mechanism

    * Andi Kleen <> wrote:

    > > So aside from the should this be perf or not, the above is utter
    > > gibberish. Whoever came up with this nonsense?
    > This is pretty much how softirqs (and before them bottom halves) work.
    > I believe Linus invented that scheme originally back in the early
    > days of Linux.

    Nope - the softirq code was written by Alexey Kuznetsov and David S. Miller.
    But it's irrelevant, because:

    > It's actually quite simple and works well

    ... as Peter said the last thing we want is yet another softirq vector.



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