Re: Problems with wait queues

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Thu Jun 27 2002 - 08:17:42 EST

On Thu, 27 Jun 2002, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> Attached is a file showing about 485 usages of 'sleep_on' in the
> kernel drivers. If this usage is, as you say, buggy then will you
> please inform us unwashed hordes what we should use to replace these?

Anything you like -- as long as it doesn't have gaping races which are
obvious to anyone with half a clue who actually _thinks_ about the code
rather than assuming that _driver_ authors all got it right :)

We _really_ need to kill sleep_on() in 2.5.


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