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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 4/6] Make DRM use the tasklet is-sched API
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On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 18:10 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> Wouldn't the easy solution be to get rid of drm_locked_tasklet
> entirely and convert i915_vblank_tasklet(), the only user, to use
> a work queue right away?

You recommend making the i915 use a workqueue to do this instead, and
remove the drm_lock_tasklet code from the drm_irq.c completely?

Unfortunately, I don't have any boxes with a i915, so I would not feel
comfortable with doing this myself.

>
> The drm_locked_tasklet() function seems to have multiple bugs anyway,
> so getting rid of it can only help, and it avoids exporting a new
> tasklet_is_scheduled() interface.

To be able to at least continue my work, I'll just keep these as
separate patches.

Thanks,

-- Steve


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