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Date:   Fri, 16 Oct 2020 13:57:26 +0200
From:   Mike Galbraith <>
To:     Heiner Kallweit <>,
        netdev <>
Cc:     Realtek linux nic maintainers <>
Subject: Re: [patchlet] r8169: fix napi_schedule_irqoff() called with irqs
 enabled warning

On Fri, 2020-10-16 at 13:34 +0200, Heiner Kallweit wrote:
> On 16.10.2020 13:26, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> >
> > When the kernel is built with PREEMPT_RT or booted with threadirqs,
> > irqs are not disabled when rtl8169_interrupt() is called, inspiring
> > __raise_softirq_irqoff() to gripe.  Use plain napi_schedule().
> >
> I'm aware of the topic, but missing the benefits of the irqoff version
> unconditionally doesn't seem to be the best option. See also:
> Needed is a function that dynamically picks the right version.

Thanks for your time, I'll just carry it locally.


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