Subject: Re: ppp and kthreads?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
Date: 02/05/2003 08:23:51
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 10:32:53PM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> But what about after that? What MUST be handled by the bottom half of the
> kernel and not in a thread?
Obvious answer: it depends.
We will most likely get "interrupt threads" sometime soon to help SMP machines
and avoid lots of locking.
But the border has IMHO to be drawn on a case by case basis.