Re: Softirq priority inversion from "softirq: reduce latencies"

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Feb 29 2016 - 12:16:13 EST

From: Peter Hurley <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:03:11 -0800

> However, I'm pointing out that Eric's sledgehammer approach to fixing
> the NET_RX softirq bug is having significant side-effects in other
> subsystems.

Either your hardware can handle arbitrary latencies and thus can use
softirqs for event completion successfully, or it can't.

You, my friend, are the one using the sledgehammer.