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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] create workqueue threads only when needed
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    Am Monday 02 February 2009 10:05:28 schrieb Benjamin Herrenschmidt:
    > > Work which /may/ sleep longer, for example performs SCSI transactions,
    > > needs to go into a private workqueue or other kind of context.
    >
    > Well, it's a bit silly to allocate a private workqueue with all it's
    > associated per CPU kernel threads for something as rare as resetting
    > your eth NIC ... or even SCSI error handling in fact.

    How do you avoid a deadlock if SCSI error handling doesn't use
    a dedicated workqueue?

    Regards
    Oliver



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