[lkml]   [2010]   [Aug]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: Attempted summary of suspend-blockers LKML thread, take three
    On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 03:44:05PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > Which reminds me. I forgot a very important way that user space signals
    > the kernel as to its intents.
    > The kernel can see whether code is sleeping by choice or sleeping because
    > someone blocked it (eg a page fault). The kernel also knows a lot about
    > the event being waited for (much more so in -rt than base).
    > We don't capture all of that info but it seems it would advance progress
    > in the right direction to do so better.

    As one approach of many, this makes a great deal of sense.

    Thanx, Paul

     \ /
      Last update: 2010-08-11 02:47    [W:0.019 / U:23.168 seconds]
    ©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site