On Mon, 26 Jun 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> > If this is correct, then why do we need to call do_softirq() in
> > schedule() at all - isn't it enough to just call it on every
> > interrupt/syscall return?
> OK, let's go further. Why to call it on return from syscall?
> It is called from schedule() exaclty by the same reason, why it
> is called on return from syscall.
actually, now that I look at entry.S closer I see that softirqs are
handled in 3 places:
a) in schedule()
b) in ret_from_sys_call
c) in ret_from_intr
so, would you agree that a) and b) are redundant because c) should occur
sufficiently often (e.g. timer)?
Let's get rid of a) and b)!
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