Re: [PATCH] dwc_eth_qos: Remove deprecated create_singlethread_workqueue
From: David Miller
Date: Mon Jul 18 2016 - 01:28:06 EST
From: Bhaktipriya Shridhar <bhaktipriya96@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2016 13:53:28 +0530
> alloc_workqueue replaces deprecated create_singlethread_workqueue().
> A dedicated workqueue has been used since the workitem viz
> lp->txtimeout_reinit is involved in reinitialization if a TX timeout
> occurs, which is necessary to guarantee forward progress in packet
> processing. As a network device can be used during memory reclaim, the
> workqueue needs forward progress guarantee under memory pressure.
> WQ_MEM_RECLAIM has been set to ensure this.
> Since there is only a single work item, explicit concurrency limit is
> unnecessary here.
> Signed-off-by: Bhaktipriya Shridhar <bhaktipriya96@xxxxxxxxx>