Re: [Outreachy kernel] [PATCH v2] iwlwifi: dvm: use alloc_ordered_workqueue()
From: Tejun Heo
Date: Fri Mar 18 2016 - 16:47:53 EST
On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 12:19:21AM +0800, Eva Rachel Retuya wrote:
> Use alloc_ordered_workqueue() to allocate the workqueue instead of
> create_singlethread_workqueue() since the latter is deprecated and is scheduled
> for removal.
> There are work items doing related operations that shouldn't be swapped when
> queued in a certain order hence preserve the strict execution ordering of a
> single threaded (ST) workqueue by switching to alloc_ordered_workqueue().
> WQ_MEM_RECLAIM flag is not needed since the worker is not supposed to free
I think "not depended during memory reclaim" probalby is a better way
to describe it.
> Signed-off-by: Eva Rachel Retuya <eraretuya@xxxxxxxxx>
But other than that,
Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>