Re: [PATCHv2 1/3] eventfd: allow atomic read and waitqueue remove
From: Avi Kivity
Date: Thu Jan 21 2010 - 12:14:15 EST
On 01/21/2010 07:13 PM, Avi Kivity wrote:
But I think we can solve this in another way in .32: we can clear the
eventfd from irqfd->inject work, which is in process context. The new
stuff is only needed for lockless clearing, no?
I meant atomic clearing, when we inject interrupts from the irqfd atomic
Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.
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