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SubjectRe: Looking for comments on Bottom-Half/Tasklet/SoftIRQ


george anzinger wrote:
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> A simple example is the ../kernel/timer.c code. The "run_task_list()"
> function is called from a tasklet. "do_timer()" is called from
> interrupt and "mark_bh(TIMER_BH)" puts the tasklet in the queue.
> "timer_bh()" (old names die hard) is the tasklet.
>
mark_bh is the use of old BH's.
You want to use tasklet_schedule if a tasklet should be sheduled.
(_not_ tasklet_hi_schedule, those are the BH's)

Regards
Anders Fugmann

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