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    SubjectRe: Tasklets vs. Task Queues for Deferred Processing
    > I have read in the O'Reilly linux device drivers
    > book that tasklets always run in interrupt time. Also, I guess the only
    > task_queue that is in process context is the scheduler task queue. I've
    > seen in a few places that task queues are on their way out and tasklets
    > are being used instead. Is this completely true?

    All true. If you're developing for 2.4, you can use schedule_task() and
    life will be OK. For 2.5, you really want to use work queues instead; see for a description of how to do that.


    Jonathan Corbet
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