Re: PATCH: NFS client tcp hanging

Alan Cox (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 12:11:37 +0100 (BST)

> We have the rpciod kernel thread, why don't we use it for what it was
> designed, to get into a context and do things such as creating and
> opening sockets etc. ie. things which we need to do outside of a
> plain interrupt context.

Not all RPC occurs in the rpciod thread for one - but yes the right answer
is to push the handling into the rpc caller - the kernel RPC daemon code
actually has this bit right.


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