Re: [announce] [patch] limiting IRQ load, irq-rewrite-2.4.11-B5

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 10:00:36 EST

> Of course we agree that such a "polling router/firewall" behaviour must
> not be the default but it must be enabled on demand by the admin via
> sysctl or whatever else userspace API. And I don't see any problem with
> that.

No I don't agree. "Stop random end users crashing my machine at will" is not
a magic sysctl option - its a default.

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