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SubjectRe: [Kernel-discuss] Re: parallel boot device initialisation (kernel-space not userspace)
Stefan Richter wrote:
> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> Your thought to pick one subsystem and implement multithreaded probing is
> exactly the way to go. If the subsystem is already properly using the
> driver core, part of what's needed is already in place. You "merely" have
> to look out for proper access to shared resources, and maybe synchronization
> of the final step in initialization... (Like in case of the SCSI subsystem.
> People usually want to wait for all scanning threads to finish before the
> system proceeds to mount filesystems.)

Would love to see this happen to platform devices...

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