[PATCH] powerpc pseries eeh: Convert to kthread API

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Tue Apr 24 18:37:37 EST 2007

On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 03:55:06PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Christoph Hellwig writes:
> > The first question is obviously, is this really something we want?
> > spawning kernel thread on demand without reaping them properly seems
> > quite dangerous.
> What specifically has to be done to reap a kernel thread?  Are you
> concerned about the number of threads, or about having zombies hanging
> around?

I'm mostly concerned about number of threads and possible leakage of
threads.  Linas already explained it's not a problem in this case,
so it's covered.

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