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[Bug 1592809] Re: Restore irqfd fast path for PPC


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  Restore irqfd fast path for PPC

Status in linux package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in linux source package in Xenial:
  Fix Committed
Status in linux source package in Yakkety:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Dear Canonical,

  A patch is now upstream to restore the irqfd fast path for Power, can
  this be pulled into a 16.04.1? It was found to significantly help
  guest small msg rate networking performance by ~30%.

  Commit id:

    KVM: PPC: Book3S HV: Re-enable XICS fast path for irqfd-generated

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