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Date:	Fri, 24 Aug 2007 14:43:43 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: RFC: issues concerning the next NAPI interface

From: (Linas Vepstas)
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 11:45:41 -0500

> In the end, I just let it be, and let the system work as a
> busy-beaver, with the high interrupt rate. Is this a wise thing to
> do?

The tradeoff is always going to be latency vs. throughput.

A sane default should defer enough to catch multiple packets coming in
at something close to line rate, but not so much that latency unduly
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