Re: [PATCH 0/6] support "dataplane" mode for nohz_full

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri May 08 2015 - 17:18:32 EST

On Fri, 8 May 2015 13:58:41 -0400 Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> A prctl() option (PR_SET_DATAPLANE) is added

Dumb question: what does the term "dataplane" mean in this context? I
can't see the relationship between those words and what this patch

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