irqbalance on HT capable PE4600?

Rainer Traut rainer.traut at epost.de
Thu Oct 16 03:10:01 CDT 2003


Ok, thank you!

Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 10:04, Rainer Traut wrote:
> 
>>Hi,
> 
> 
>>Question is:
>>Is it a good idea to update to RH8 (or newer?) and use irqbalance daemon 
>>  here with ht?
> 
> 
> you can just take the latest kernel-utils rpm to get irqbalance that
> way; no need to upgrade the entire OS
> 
> 
>>Will this lead to better performance?
> 
> 
> unless you have extreme loads I doubt you can measure the difference.
> quick rule-of-thumb:
> if the "irq rate" in "vmstat 1" output is below about 1000 most of the
> time then you won't find any difference.

That is what I wanted to know.

Gruss
Rainer




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