Re: 2.4.7 softirq incorrectness.

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 09:18:04 EST

On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 11:25:23AM +0200, Kai Germaschewski wrote:
> Hmmh, wait a second. I take it that means calling netif_rx not from
> hard-irq context, but e.g. from bh is a bug? (Even if the only consequence

No it isn't a bug either, calling it from irq or bh is perfectly fine
w.r.t. softirq latency. If you post it from softirq ksoftirqd will
handle the overflow event exactly like in net_rx_action.

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