Re: [1/1] connector/CBUS: new messaging subsystem. Revision numbernext.

From: Evgeniy Polyakov
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 13:06:51 EST

On Tue, 26 Apr 2005 12:31:58 -0500
Dmitry Torokhov <dmitry.torokhov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > There may not be the same work with different data.
> >
> Ugh, that really blows. Now every user of a particular message type
> has to coordinate efforts with other users of the same message type...
> Imability to "fire and forget" undermines usefulness of whole
> connector. How will you for example implement hotplug notification
> over connector? Have kobject_hotplug wait and block other instances?
> But wait on what?

This is a simple load balancing schema.
Netlink messages may be dropped in socket queue when
they are bing delivered to userspace - this is the same -
if work queue can not be scheduled, message will be dropped,
but in this case userspace also can not be scheduled
and message will be dropped.

> --
> Dmitry

Evgeniy Polyakov

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