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SubjectRe: [PATCH] taskqueue to workqueue update for riscom8 driver
On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 05:51:01PM +0530, Amit Shah wrote:
> On Sunday 02 March 2003 10:08, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > No, this driver needs to be converted to the new serial core. It's still
> > using cli(), for example.
> That's a different issue, isn't it? This patch was just meant to get the
> drivers in a compilable state... I'll look into the cli() issue, but I don't
> have any hardware to test...

So it only compiles on UP. Not terribly interesting.

BTW, I wouldn't necessarily expect it to work. Work queues run in
process context; the code you replaced ran in bottom half context.
If you're going to do this kind of lame hack, it should be converted
to a tasklet, not a work queue.

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