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Re: 2.4 kernel networking and SMP

To: jacoba@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (jacob avraham)
Subject: Re: 2.4 kernel networking and SMP
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 19:27:31 +0400 (MSK DST)
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <A081093233F9D31188DE0090271350FEC05B@WWW> from "jacob avraham" at Jun 12, 0 06:00:30 pm
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Hello!

> running on on kernel thread on one CPU, or is this job parallelized as well?

All the work is made by that CPU, where packet first appeared
i.e. where corresponding irq was delivered.

Routing between different cpus is suppressed so strong as it is possible.

Alexey

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