Re: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5
Benjamin LaHaise (email@example.com)
Wed, 3 Oct 2001 15:03:55 -0400
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 08:53:58PM +0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Citing my old explanation:
> >"Polling" is not a real polling in fact, it just accepts irqs as
> >events waking rx softirq with blocking subsequent irqs.
> >Actual receive happens at softirq.
> >Seems, this approach solves the worst half of livelock problem completely:
> >irqs are throttled and tuned to load automatically.
> >Well, and drivers become cleaner.
Well, this sounds like a 2.5 patch. When do we get to merge it?
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