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SubjectRe: hardcoded HZ in hub.c
Date said:
> Ah. No, I don't think it would be polite to cause TTY hangup
> processing to be deferred for this long. I'd suggest that the policy
> be "scheduled tasks can't sleep". I guess kmalloc(GFP_KERNEL) is
> acceptable because the system is already running like a dog if this
> sleeps.

Oi! I specifically added that so I could queue tasks which can sleep.

Put a time limit on it if you must, but not one which prohibits the
existing usage by the PCMCIA socket drivers.

I'm beginning to think that I should have argued with Linus¹ when he told
me to make it a generic thing rather than calling it pcmcia_queue_task()

¹ "Blasphemy! He said it again!"


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