Re: [PATCH] net: ethernet: intel: fm10k: Remove create_workqueue

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Wed Jun 01 2016 - 11:46:00 EST

On Wed, Jun 01, 2016 at 09:10:09PM +0530, Bhaktipriya Shridhar wrote:
> alloc_workqueue replaces deprecated create_workqueue().
> A dedicated workqueue has been used since the workitem (viz
> fm10k_service_task, which manages and runs other subtasks) is involved in
> normal device operation and requires forward progress under memory
> pressure.
> create_workqueue has been replaced with alloc_workqueue with max_active
> as 0 since there is no need for throttling the number of active work
> items.
> Since network devices may be used in memory reclaim path,
> WQ_MEM_RECLAIM has been set to guarantee forward progress.
> flush_workqueue is unnecessary since destroy_workqueue() itself calls
> drain_workqueue() which flushes repeatedly till the workqueue
> becomes empty. Hence the call to flush_workqueue() has been dropped.
> Signed-off-by: Bhaktipriya Shridhar <bhaktipriya96@xxxxxxxxx>

Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx>