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Date:	Wed, 02 May 2007 03:17:20 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	Michael Chan <mchan@...adcom.com>
CC:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 17/20][BNX2]: Enhance the heartbeat.

Michael Chan wrote:
> [BNX2]: Enhance the heartbeat.
> 
> In addition to the periodic heartbeat, we're adding a heartbeat
> request interrupt when the heartbeat is late.  This is useful
> especially in -rt kernels where the timer frequently runs late.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michael Chan <mchan@...adcom.com>

Should we really be adding code for such a special situation to upstream 
code?

I lean towards "no", but defer to your and DaveM's judgement here.


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