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SubjectRe: hardcoded HZ in hub.c
On Tue, Nov 21, 2000, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> jerdfelt@valinux.com said:
> > We applied a slightly different patch which is would not remove the
> > pages out from under the thread, using semaphores instead.
>
> > This patch isn't needed anymore. Thanks anyway.
>
> Actually, the best fix is probably to get rid of the thread entirely and use
> schedule_task to run usb_hub_events() instead.

That that possible? usb_hub_events can block for a long time. That is why
the kernel thread was needed. I'm not familiar with schedule_task enough
to know if it can be used.

JE

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