polling's future [was: Re: Dynamic Ticks/HZ]
break19 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 12:30:51 UTC 2012
On Tuesday, November 06, 2012 12:36:46 PM Andre Oppermann wrote:
> On 06.11.2012 12:30, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 11:23:34AM +0100, Andre Oppermann
> > ...
> >> Hi Luigi,
> >> do you agree on polling having outlived its usefulness in the light
> >> of interrupt moderating NIC's and SMP
> > yes, we should let it rest in peace.
> Thank you for this non-complicated answer. :-)
I worry about what happens for those people who would be running
FreeBSD on older equipment where polling might still make sense.
Do we throw them under the bus?
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