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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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