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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc pseries eeh: Convert to kthread API
On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 03:55:06PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig writes:
>
> > The first question is obviously, is this really something we want?
> > spawning kernel thread on demand without reaping them properly seems
> > quite dangerous.
>
> What specifically has to be done to reap a kernel thread? Are you
> concerned about the number of threads, or about having zombies hanging
> around?

I'm mostly concerned about number of threads and possible leakage of
threads. Linas already explained it's not a problem in this case,
so it's covered.
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