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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 4/6] Make DRM use the tasklet is-sched API
    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.


    -- Steve

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