Subject: Re: cgd->vnd panic in BETA_2.0
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/2004 09:51:35
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On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 04:42:38PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2004, at 4:32 PM, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> >The question is, can vnd come up with a suitable completion event, in
> >a suitable context, to restart the dk queue? Perhaps a hybrid
> >solution is needed, whereby that's what the kernel thread does?
> vnd can only run from a thread context (since it uses the file system),=
> so it needs to have one regardless.
But does it need a dedicated one? Perhaps it's better regardless from
an accounting perspective, than borrowing the thread of something else
on the return path from a previous request.
In any case, dk_subr should help implement the deferral to this
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