Subject: Re: serial port silo overflow repair
To: None <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/29/1997 12:26:08
>"Erik E. Fair" writes:
>> All this stuff aside, I still think working on improving NetBSD's interrupt
>> latency in both the MD and MI code is a good idea, for this, for PPP over
>> serial lines, and everything else. The point of this thread was to find tool
>> and techniques for identifying specific parts of the kernel that need
>> improvement in this regard.

>One warning: Charles is apparently in the midst of a funded project to
>add kernel threads to NetBSD, which will likely nuke the entire spl*()
>structure from orbit.

Cool!  I hope SMP comes shortly afterwards... :-)

  Michael L. VanLoon                 
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