Simple module question

Ing.Gianfranco Morandi (LAN) gianfranco.morandi at
Fri Feb 20 18:37:51 EST 2004

Look at the "Linux Device Driver" By A.Rubini & J.Corbett, there are a lot
of suggestions and examples.


---- Original Message -----
From: "Karsten Jeppesen" <kj-list at>
To: <linuxppc-embedded at>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 9:28 PM
Subject: Simple module question

> Aren't they all......
> I am doing some heavy work in a write function.
> But I have a poll wait loop (waiting for flash program end) where a lot
> of time is wasted.
> How do I tell the scheduler that I would like t surrender the CPU for
> others to use?
> I tried calling scheduler(), but that only crashed the kernel.
> What is the correct way?
> Sincerely,
> Karsten

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