> > i have planned to submit the irqbalance patch for 2.4-ac real soon, which
> > needs this function - current IRQ distribution on P4 SMP boxes is a
> > showstopper.
> Can we add a config time option for irqbalance? I consider it extra
> overhead for setups which can do the interrupt distribution via hardware
> properly, [...]
What x86 hardware do you have in mind?
My main issue with irqbalance is the lack of testing it has - eg. a
showstopper SMP-on-UP bug was found just two days ago.
> [...] also irqbalance breaks NUMAQ horribly seeing as it assumes a
> number of things like addressing modes.
exactly what does it assume that breaks NUMAQ?
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