Re: [patch 3/7] softirq: avoid softirq_work_list for SCHED_SOFTIRQwhen sent remotely

From: David Miller
Date: Thu May 20 2010 - 05:17:58 EST

From: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 10:23:09 +0200

> On Thu, May 20 2010, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 10:12:39 +0200
>> > Most odd all that, Dave, Jens, what happened to all that remote_softirq
>> > stuff?
>> Nobody ended up using this remote softirq infrastructure, it can be
>> completely deleted.
> What parts of it? There has been reworks of parts of the code since I
> added it, the block layer only uses __smp_call_function_single() to
> trigger remote softirqs.

And that's what the networking is using for RPS/RFS too.
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