What do people think about adaptive polling?
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Tue Dec 12 11:04:51 PST 2006
Splitting the work into two halves really only applies to a network
interface interrupt, and we actually already do it because our
protocol stacks are threaded. There are clear benefits under heavy
network loads because our methodology seems to make livelocks impossible
and seems to result in far smoother transitions when going from a loaded
to an overloaded state.
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