We were able to get the bonding driver working with your patch on 2.6.12.
The good news is it does help in our setup since we were left with 25%
CPU compared to 1% CPU remaining earlier.
From: Arthur Kepner [mailto:akepner@xxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 8:03 PM
To: Ravinandan Arakali
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx; bonding-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; 'Leonid.
Grossman (E-mail)'; 'Raghavendra. Koushik (E-mail)'
Subject: RE: High CPU utilization with Bonding driver ?
On Mon, 4 Apr 2005, Ravinandan Arakali wrote:
> On what kernel version should your below mentioned patch be applied ?
> We tried on one of the older kernels(2.6.5) and got an Oops while
> loading the bonding driver.
I've used it with 2.6.X for at least two values of X (one of them
being 5) so I'm surprised. Can you provide details about the oops?