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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] UBI: new module ubiblk: block layer on top of UBI
    Hi,

    Artem Bityutskiy a écrit :
    > On Fri, 2011-06-24 at 15:34 +0200, david.wagner@free-electrons.com
    > wrote:
    >> + /* Stolen from mtd_blkdevs.c */
    >> + /* Create processing thread */
    >> + dev->thread = kthread_run(ubi_ubiblk_thread, dev, "%s%d_%d",
    >> + "kubiblkd", dev->ubi_num, dev->vol_id);
    >> + if (IS_ERR(dev->thread)) {
    >> + ret = PTR_ERR(dev->thread);
    >> + goto out_thread;
    >> + }
    >
    > Why we need a kernel thread? Could you please describe when exactly it
    > is needed and why we cannot avoid having it?
    Also what are the advantage against gluebi + mtdblock_ro ?
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