[openib-general] Re: RFC: ib_cache_event problems
Michael S. Tsirkin
mst at mellanox.co.il
Tue Jun 6 13:56:34 PDT 2006
Quoting r. Roland Dreier <rdreier at cisco.com>:
> Subject: Re: RFC: ib_cache_event problems
> Michael> No, on mad thread we can allocate with GFP_KERNEL I think.
> But how do you get into thread context? Events are generated in
> interrupt context, and if you want to defer the work to process
> context, then you have to store the information somewhere.
We already process incoming MADs in thread context in core.
So all events related to MADs could be generated there.
But you might be right - it might be easier to fix ULPs.
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