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kpachopoulos 10-28-2005 05:51 AM

"bottom half" vs "softirq"
I read somewhere, that "the network stack is no longer a bottom half, but a softirq". I thought bottom halves and softirqs where the same.:confused:

It says that the difference is that they- softirqs- may run on more than one CPU simultaneously. Is this the difference?

nx5000 10-28-2005 08:00 AM


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