Re: [PATCHSET] concurrency managed workqueue, take#3

From: Stefan Richter
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 11:15:26 EST

Tejun Heo wrote:
> slow-work is probably the largest chunk which can be replaced by cmwq
> but as shown in the libata case small conversions can bring noticeable
> benefits and there are other places which have had to deal with
> similar limitations.

I for one as driver programmer am keen on cmwq. It would help me fix a
lack of parallelism in firewire (target probe/ reconnect/ removal in the
storage driver). I can implement what I have in mind with slow-work too
but cmwq would take less effort and LOC.
Stefan Richter
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