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Date:	Fri, 25 May 2007 17:17:19 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Eric Dumazet <>, Ingo Molnar <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 8536] New: Kernel drops UDP packets silently when reading from certain proc file entries

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 09:15:17AM +0200, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> I am very glad you fixed /proc/net/tcp, but I would like to
> understand why this cond_resched_softirq() even exist.

Well presumably it lets other threads have a chance to run in
a BH-disabled section.

> Its name and behavior dont match at all.

But yes it probably makes sense for it to process some softirq
work as well.  Ingo?

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