[Fwd: Interrupts question]
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Tue Jul 18 13:13:58 UTC 2006
John Baldwin wrote:
>>>Interrupt storm detected on "irq18: uhci2"; throttling interrupt source
>>which ties to the disk interrupt. Will that be slowing things down?
>>Would increasing the storm threshold help (especially disk
>>performance)? Guess I'm looking for any mitigation that might be possible.
>There's no easy answer on this. You'll have to run your own benchmarks. If
>you don't need USB, then you may just want to leave it out of your kernel
>which might help some.
OK, thanks for the info and suggestions. Regrettably, leaving out USB
isn't an option for us. I'll schedule some benchmarking for all that
ample free time I have :-)
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