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SubjectRe: [ACPI] acpi_os_queue_for_execution()

--On Monday, January 06, 2003 03:44:23 -0800 Andrew Morton <>

> acpi_thermal_run is doing many sinful things. Blocking memory
> allocations as well as launching kernel threads from within a
> timer handler.
> Converting it to use schedule_work() or schedule_delayed_work()
> would fix that up.

So *that* is why ACPI kernels are so slow on my laptop (Dell i8k), and make
so much heat. I bet one of those threads ends up busy looping because of
other brokenness.
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