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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] create workqueue threads only when needed
On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 08:37:41 +1100
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <> wrote:

> > I don't know, most of those I've looked on are not documented about
> > the reason for a private workqueue. I guess most of them can use
> > the usual kevent.
> The main problem with kevent is that it gets clogged up.
> That's were thread pools kick in ... tried using Dave Howells slow
> work ?

async function calls are pretty much the same and actually in mainlinme.
Dave Howells stuff in addition plays some extremely weird refcounting
games that I cannot imagine anyone but him needing...

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