Subject: interrupt rate from a NIC
To: None <>
From: Kamal R Prasad <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/06/2003 08:20:45
 I would like information about the rate at which interrupts can come into
the system(a Pentium 4 for example) from a  NIC. can it be ever so high
that the bottom half has only sufficient time to enqueue the packets but
not to process them (because of the handler getting invoked so often).?