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    SubjectRe: [RFC patch 0/5] genirq: add infrastructure for threaded interrupt handlers
    On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 04:46:09PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Thomas Gleixner <> writes:
    > >
    > > - move long running handlers out of the hard interrupt context
    > I'm not sure I'm really looking forward to this brave new world
    > of very long running interrupt handlers. e.g. what do you
    > do for example when some handler blocks for a very long time?

    We have this issue today with some irqs (USB is known for issue here...)

    So I don't think this is a big issue, and in the end, a better idea as
    it might force us to confront some of the big abusers and fix them.


    greg k-h

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