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Re: net/core/flow.c cpu handling?

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: net/core/flow.c cpu handling?
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 15:11:45 +0000
Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, anton@xxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20031101225050.4de96a8b.davem@redhat.com>; from davem@redhat.com on Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 10:50:50PM -0800
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On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 10:50:50PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:
> 
> Very likely, the code is how it is in order to make the
> 2.4.x backport of this code and the 2.6.x version as
> similar as humanly possible.

Well, the current code is wrong for 2.6 and breaks badly for machines
with more than 32/64 cpus.

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