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Re: [PATCH] soft interrupts

From: Joachim Nilsson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] soft interrupts
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 12:26:14 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 11:14:45AM +0100, Daniel Wagner wrote:
> Joachim Nilsson <joachim.nilsson@vmlinux.org> writes:
> > When I flood ping GNUmach2 I get 1% loss and no package loss with 
> > GNUmach1. Maybe we can spur some interest in tuning these numbers
> > a bit?
> Hmm, I don't know if this very important.  The TCP/IP protocol handles
> very well any packet loss :)  I rather work on missing features than
> spend much time in optimizing such things.  Maybe my patch is
> completely wrong.  We have to wait what Roland or Thomas say to this. 

In comparison to what else is missing in the Hurd right now it is
surely a bit unimportant. And I don't mean to belittle your work
in any way!

I don't think your patch is wrong - it looks quite good actually.
It might just be something small like calling the SOFTINTs more/less
often. When we have it on the table someone else might come up
with the optimization.


Joachim Nilsson  :: <joachim AT vmlinux DOT org>
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