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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/6] support "dataplane" mode for nohz_full
On Fri, 8 May 2015 14:18:24 -0700
Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 8 May 2015 13:58:41 -0400 Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@ezchip.com> wrote:
>
> > A prctl() option (PR_SET_DATAPLANE) is added
>
> Dumb question: what does the term "dataplane" mean in this context? I
> can't see the relationship between those words and what this patch
> does.

I was thinking the same thing. I haven't gotten around to searching
DATAPLANE yet.

I would assume we want a name that is more meaningful for what is
happening.

-- Steve


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