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

From: jamal (
Date: Mon Oct 08 2001 - 10:20:32 EST

On Mon, 8 Oct 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> It doesnt save you from horrible performance. NAPI is there to do that, it
> saves you from a dead box. You can at least rmmod the cardbus controller
> with protection in place (or go looking for the problem with a debugger)

I hear you, but I think isolation is important;
If i am telneted (literal example here) onto that machine (note eth0 is
not cardbus based) and cardbus is causing the loops then iam screwed.
[The same applies to everything that shares interupts]


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