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SubjectRe: when the kernel runs in softirq and tasklet , which context is it in ?
On 8/27/05, lab liscs <liscs.lab@gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought it must be in system context ,but always with a litte doubt.
>
> is there third context the kernel can run in ?
> -

If I am not wrong, softirq runs in process context (system call is
also done through softirq, int 0x80 - this runs in process context),
where as hardware irq and taslets run in no context, i mean no process
context, so we should not use current pointer here.

Please cortrect me if I am wrong.
regards,
-Gaurav

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