Re: More PCI races...

From: David Hinds (
Date: Fri Jun 16 2000 - 16:28:48 EST

On Fri, Jun 16, 2000 at 01:57:40PM -0700, George Anzinger wrote:
> Well, maybe some do, but the scheduler checks for bottom half stuff each
> time thru, thus there at least is the expectation that some of them run
> outside of interrupt context. They do, however, always run before any
> other task that the scheduler might want to switch to.

That's not right at all. The scheduler certainly checks for bottom
half stuff, just like it checks for expired timers. However, neither
timers nor bottom halves run in process context. Neither may sleep.

-- Dave

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