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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/6] Convert all tasklets to workqueues
On 06/29, Alexey Kuznetsov wrote:
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> > Just look at the tasklet_disable() logic.
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> Do not count this.

A slightly off-topic question, tasklet_kill(t) doesn't try to steal
t from tasklet_head.list if t was scheduled, but waits until t completes.

If I understand correctly, this is because tasklet_head.list is protected
by local_irq_save(), and t could be scheduled on another CPU, so we just
can't steal it, yes?

If we use worqueues, we can change the semantics of tasklet_kill() so
that it really cancels an already scheduled tasklet.

The question is: would it be the wrong/good change?

Oleg.

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