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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2.6.0-test3] request_firmware related problems.
Manuel Estrada Sainz <> wrote:
> Please apply the following patches.

Please, send just one patch per email, each one having its own changelog
info. There's just no way anyone's patch import tools can handle a single
changelog and multiple attachments. It is painful.

> - request_firmware_own-workqueue.diff:
> - In it's current form request_firmware_async() sleeps way too
> long on the system's shared workqueue, which makes it
> unresponsive until the firmware load finishes, gets canceled
> or times out.

Does this mean that we have another gaggle of kernel threads for all the
time the system is up?

It might be better to create a custom kernel thread on-demand, or kill off
the workqueue when its job has completed.

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