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Re: Equivalent of Linux Workqueues
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 10:24:33AM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Another caveat with DADHI porting: that require something like
> Linux Workqueues feature:
> (It only uses schedule_work, cancel_work_sync and flush_work).
> This is about queuing function execution, cancel it, or wait for it
> to complete, Do we have something similar in our kernel, or should
> I implement a dedicated thread with a queue of functions to run?
Others have already mentioned workqueue(9). I find it difficult to use,
myself. Sometimes I have used softint(9), instead, as in ixgbe(4) where
I was ported a FreeBSD driver that used taskqueues to NetBSD.
On a related note, it would be very nice if somebody would write an
implementation of kcont(9) that Matt Thomas proposes at
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