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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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