Subject: Re: PCMCIA madness
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/08/1998 12:54:12
On Sun, 6 Sep 1998 22:01:29 +0200 (MET DST) 
 Lennart Augustsson <> wrote:

 > Is this going to be fixed in the near future?  If not, I'm going to
 > fix it myself.  The fix I envision is the same way as I do it in
 > the USB drivers.  The interrupt routine just sets a flags that a
 > bus enumeration is needed.  The actual enumeration is then done
 > by a deamon process where we can sleep.  During boot the driver
 > will run in a polling mode, so we can get up and running without the
 > deamon.

ALL of this (including USB :-) should be done with kernel threads.

"Stay tuned."  (I.e. I want to get the kernel thread forking code in
the tree RSN.)

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