Mark CONFIG_IRQBALANCE as not recommended any more. It eats too much
power, and better solutions are available in userspace.
Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <email@example.com>
author Pavel <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tue, 23 Oct 2007 13:56:15 +0200
committer Pavel <email@example.com> Tue, 23 Oct 2007 13:56:15 +0200
arch/i386/Kconfig | 9 ++++++---
1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/i386/Kconfig b/arch/i386/Kconfig
index eba2d88..10f3c38 100644
@@ -779,10 +779,13 @@ config EFI
bool "Enable kernel irq balancing"
depends on SMP && X86_IO_APIC
- default y
+ default n
- The default yes will allow the kernel to do irq load balancing.
- Saying no will keep the kernel from doing irq load balancing.
+ Saying yes will allow the kernel to do irq load balancing;
+ but it generates too many CPU wakeups, eating power, and
+ is better done in userspace.
+ Say N.
# turning this on wastes a bunch of space.
# Summit needs it only when NUMA is on
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What about additionally a printk() during init and a
feature-removal-schedule.txt entry scheduling removal
If you want people to notice it's deprecated you should add a
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