File irqbalance.pod of Package irqbalance

=head1 NAME

irqbalance -  distribute  hardware  interrupts across 
processors on a multiprocessor system

=head1 SYNOPSIS

irqbalance [I<debug> | I<oneshot>]

=head1 DESCRIPTION

irqbalance is a Linux daemon that distributes interrupts over the processors
and cores you have in your computer system. The design goal of irqbalance is to
do find a balance between power savings and optimal performance. To a large
degree, the work irqbalance does is invisible to you; if irqbalance performs
its job right, nobody will ever notice it's there or want to turn it off.

For more information, visit the irqbalance homepage at 
I<http://www.irqbalance.org>.

=head1 OPTIONS

=over 7

=item B<debug>

Prints debug messages on stdout.

=item B<oneshot>

Only do a one shot setup.

=back

=head1 ENVIRONMENT

=over 7

=item B<IRQBALANCE_BANNED_CPUS>

Bitmap of CPUs that are banned from IRQ balancing

=item B<IRQBALANCE_ONESHOT>

Same as the oneshot option mentioned above.

=item B<IRQBALANCE_DEBUG>

Same as the debug option mentioned above.

=item B<IRQBALANCE_BANNED_INTERRUPTS>

Interrupt that don't get balanced as list (separation character doesn't
matter). For example broken chipsets don't allow the timer interrupt
to be set to another CPU than the first, and with this option that
policy can be applied.

=back

=head1 SEE ALSO

Homepage: I<http://www.irqbalance.org>

=head1 AUTHOR

irqbalance was written by Arjan van de Ven E<lt>arjan@linux.intel.comE<gt>.

This manpage was written by Bernhard Walle E<lt>bwalle@suse.deE<gt> based on
the original manpage of the old irqbalance package and on the documentation
available from the irqbalance hompage.

=head1 MAINTAINER

Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>

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