Re: [RFC] irqbalance: Mark in-kernel irqbalance as obsolete, set to N by default

From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 17:49:45 EST

Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> to some degree the in kernel balancer cannot really make the level of
> decisions that a userspace balancer can make, at least not without making all
> kernel developers vomit ;)

If you make the drivers set a flag if they know their interrupts should remain
mostly on one CPU, you can avoid the bad cases, and the rest you could gain
from using more clever algorithms should be(*) usurally less than what parsing
/proc/interrupts costs.

*) as in: I guess
Ich danke GMX dafür, die Verwendung meiner Adressen mittels per SPF
verbreiteten Lügen zu sabotieren.
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