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

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 17:56:47 EST

In article <> you wrote:
> I'd like to see all the various execution contexts of Linux (irqs,
> softirqs, tasklets, kernel daemons) all become (real-time where
> necessary) kernel threads like ksoftirqd, scheduled with the appropriate
> scheduling class and priority. The resulting kernel code would be much
> simpler and more maintainable; and it would make it possible to change
> the scheduling priority of the threads to optimize for different
> application loads.

That's how solaris does it, btw. From time to time sun seems to get
something right ;)


Whip me.  Beat me.  Make me maintain AIX.
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