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    SubjectRe: calling kthread_create() from interrupt thread
    On Tue, 2004-06-15 at 19:42, Dean Nelson wrote:
    > I'm working on a driver that needs to create threads that can sleep/block
    > for an indefinite period of time.
    > . Can kthread_create() be called from an interrupt handler?


    > . Is the cost of a kthread's creation/demise low enough so that one
    > can, as often as needed, create a kthread that performs a simple
    > function and exits? Or is the cost too high for this?

    for that we have keventd in 2.4, work queues in 2.6

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