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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Replace timer_bh with tasklet


On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, george anzinger wrote:
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> This patch replaces the timer_bh with a tasklet. It also introduces a
> way to flag a tasklet as a must run (i.e. do NOT kick up to ksoftirqd).
>
> It make NO sense to pass timer work to a task.

I hate adding infrastructure that isn't needed.

Is there any reason why it would be _wrong_ to pass the timer work to a
task? In particular, is it really any more wrong than anything else?

I don't see that there is any difference between a timer bh and any other
BH.

Linus

PS. Your email is also seriously whitespace-damaged, so the patch
wouldn't have worked anyway.


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