Subject: Re: Is one allowed to call tsleep from within an interrupt context?
To: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
From: Lennart Augustsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/13/1999 09:29:39
Brett Lymn wrote:
> I suppose what I need to do is modify the function so if it is called
> from within an interrupt it avoids tsleep. I think the function is
> shared between interrupt & proc contexts so tsleep may be appropriate
> some of the time :-/
I had that problem too, and I used a hack. If curproc is 0 I use a timeout()
and do the rest of the processing in the timeout function, otherwise I
use tsleep(). The timeout() version would work all the time, of course,
but in this particular instance I had reasons not to do it that way.