Re: softirq considered harmful

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 20:43:56 EST

On Sat, 12 Aug 2006 17:43:24 -0700 (PDT)
David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 16:28:57 -0700
> > Maybe I missed the discussion. But if not, this is yet another case of
> > significant changes getting into mainline via a git merge and sneaking
> > under everyone's radar.
> Scsi has been doing command completions via a per-cpu softirq handler
> for as long as we've had an SMP more advanced than lock_kernel() :-)

Is that also adding 150 usecs to each IO operation?

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