17. Net SoftIRQ

  1. Sameer Seth and
  2. M. Ajaykumar Venkatesulu

Published Online: 29 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470377833.ch17

TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux

TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux

How to Cite

Seth, S. and Venkatesulu, M. A. (2008) Net SoftIRQ, in TCP/IP Architecture, Design, and Implementation in Linux, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470377833.ch17

Author Information

  1. Bangalore, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470147733

Online ISBN: 9780470377833

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Keywords:

  • Net SoftiRQ;
  • SoftIRQ supported by 2.4 kernel;
  • SoftIRQ processed in function do_softirq()

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Net SoftIRQs, and How Do We Raise Them?

  • How are SoftIRQs Processed, and When?

  • Registration of SoftIRQs

  • Packet Reception and Delayed Processing by Rx SoftIRQ

  • Processing of Net Rx SoftIRQ

  • Packet Transmission and SoftIRQ

  • Summary