Re: [PATCH 34/35] async: use workqueue for worker pool

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 11:57:00 EST


On 06/29/2010 05:52 PM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
>>> If there is a question of slow ports to probe, then cmwq wouldn't seem the
>>> right thing here, as it only forks when we go to sleep.
>> I lost you here. If something during boot has to burn cpu cycles
>> (which it shouldn't, really), it has to burn cpu cycles and having
>> multiple concurent threads won't help anything.
> It would on SMP.

Oh, I see. Parallel cpu hogs. We don't have such users for async and
I think using padata would be the right solution for those situations.


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