Re: [PATCH] [IMPORTANT] Re: 2.4.7 softirq incorrectness.

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Sun Jul 29 2001 - 12:07:57 EST

On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, Alexey Kuznetsov wrote:
> Before falling to euforia, the last question:
> Is Ingo really happy with this? He blamed about latency,
> it is not better than in 2.4.5 (with cpu_idle fix) :-)

I think the latency issue was really the fact that we weren't always
running softirqs in a timely fashion after they had been disabled by a
"disable_bh()". That is fixed with the new softirq stuff, regardless of
the other issues.

But it would be good to have some specweb runs etc done to verify.



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