Re: 2.4.7: wtf is "ksoftirqd_CPU0"

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 12:15:26 EST

On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, peter k. wrote:

> why wasnt it run in previous kernels?

Because it was only added to mainline in 2.4.7

> im just wondering why it suddenly
> appeared without anyone saying a word about it ;)

>From the changelog...

- Paul Mackerras: PPC updates (softirq)

- Andrea Arkangeli: softirq cleanups and fixes, and everybody is happy
  again (ie I changed some details to make me happy ;)

There were also several discussions about Andreas ksoftirq patches
a few weeks back.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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