Subject: Re: ppp and kthreads?
To: None <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/05/2003 08:23:51
On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 10:32:53PM -0500, 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.