Subject: Re: Is one allowed to call tsleep from within an interrupt context?
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/13/1999 17:21:45
Hi Neil,

> The stuff about 'I'll change tsleep to work in an interrupt context'
> scares me somewhat. Doing this requires serious consideration of a
> number of design inssues and IMHO reconsideration of interrupt
> management. Allowing arbitrary drivers to just sleep processes is a very
> bad idea, I think.

I certainly didn't mean to say that "I'll change tsleep to work in an
interrupt context".  To the contrary, I answered to Lennart's suggestion:
"Yes, it's probably a good idea to make tsleep panic if called from
an interrupt handler".

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