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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] create workqueue threads only when needed
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    On Sun, 2009-02-01 at 21:19 -0800, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 08:37:41 +1100
    > Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
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    > >
    > > > I don't know, most of those I've looked on are not documented about
    > > > the reason for a private workqueue. I guess most of them can use
    > > > the usual kevent.
    > >
    > > The main problem with kevent is that it gets clogged up.
    > >
    > > That's were thread pools kick in ... tried using Dave Howells slow
    > > work ?
    >
    > async function calls are pretty much the same and actually in mainlinme.
    > Dave Howells stuff in addition plays some extremely weird refcounting
    > games that I cannot imagine anyone but him needing...

    I missed that new shinny stuff, I'll have a look.

    Cheers,
    Ben.



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