Re: [PATCH] Move cache_reap out of timer context

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Sat Jul 17 2004 - 13:53:51 EST

* Dimitri Sivanich <sivanich@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm submitting two patches associated with moving cache_reap
> functionality out of timer context. Note that these patches do not
> make any further optimizations to cache_reap at this time.
> The first patch adds a function similiar to schedule_delayed_work to
> allow work to be scheduled on another cpu.
> The second patch makes use of schedule_delayed_work_on to schedule
> cache_reap to run from keventd.
> These patches apply to 2.6.8-rc1.
> Signed-off-by: Dimitri Sivanich <sivanich@xxxxxxx>

looks good to me and i agree with moving this unbound execution-time
function out of irq context. I suspect this should see some -mm testing

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