[LAU] irqbalance

Hermann Meyer brummer- at web.de
Sat Nov 21 10:42:33 UTC 2015

Am 21.11.2015 um 11:30 schrieb Jeremy Jongepier:
> On 10/29/2015 06:28 AM, Brent Busby wrote:
>> On Debian/Ubuntu systems, the irqbalance package which tries to push
>> interrupts across all your CPU's fairly, has been part of the base
>> system for a long time.  On Gentoo, it's an available package, but not
>> installed by default.
>> Is irqbalance recommended for RT audio?  Deprecated?  Doesn't matter?
>  From what I know of irqbalance I would recommend using it in all cases
> on a multi-core system. If you don't use it all IRQ request will be
> handled by cpu0 which degrades performance of your system. When you use
> CPU pinning you don't need it of course but I've never encountered
> anyone using this on his desktop system.
> Jeremy

I prefer to not use irqbalance and have de-installed it.
As a reference read here:


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