[PATCH 07/16] ehca: interrupt handling routines

Michael S. Tsirkin mst at mellanox.co.il
Wed May 10 02:49:19 EST 2006

Quoting r. Roland Dreier <rdreier at cisco.com>:
> The trivial way to do it would be to use the same idea as the current
> ehca driver: just create a thread for receive CQ events and a thread
> for send CQ events, and defer CQ polling into those two threads.

For RX, isn't this basically what NAPI is doing?
Only NAPI seems better, avoiding interrupts completely and avoiding latency hit
by only getting triggered on high load ...


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