Subject: Re: aue panic in 3.0
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/15/2006 22:25:50
On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 08:56:49PM +0100, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> That is true but I think 'can' is not 'will' - if the driver wants to call
> usbd_transfer from interrupt context, the allocation can be arranged
> safely in advance, so far as I can tell..?
> > and secondly in the case which Ignatios reported, USBD_SYNCHRONOUS is
> > set, so usbd_transfer will sleep!
> yeah :)

Well, I've moved multicast filter setting (which is about all
initialization) to a workqueue(9) (which is something like a wrapper
around a working thread).

I wonder if the ipv6 Neighbour Discovery code should do this instead at
a higher level, so that the ioctl() function is never called from 
interupt context...

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