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From: Ido Schimmel <>
To: Bhaktipriya Shridhar <>
Cc: Jiri Pirko <>, Tejun Heo <>,
	<>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mlxsw: core: Remove deprecated create_workqueue
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2016 10:53:24 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20160607195946.GA11743@Karyakshetra>

Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 10:59:46PM IDT, wrote:
>alloc_workqueue replaces deprecated create_workqueue().
>A dedicated workqueue has been used since the workqueue
>mlxsw_wq is used for FDB notif. processing with workitems that are
>involved in normal device operation && because it's a network device
>which can be depended upon during memory reclaim.
>Workitems &trans->timeout_dw and &mlxsw_sp->fdb_notify.dw,
>map to mlxsw_sp_fdb_notify_work (processes FDB notifications from the
>underlying device and resolves the netdev to which the entry points to
>and notifies the bridge using the switchdev notifier) and
>mlxsw_emad_trans_timeout_work (provides async EMAD register access)

The ordering here is off - timeout_dw is for
mlxsw_emad_trans_timeout_work() and fdb_notify.dw is for
mlxsw_sp_fdb_notify_work(), but otherwise this seems fine to me.

Tested-by: Ido Schimmel <>


  reply	other threads:[~2016-06-08  8:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-07 19:59 Bhaktipriya Shridhar
2016-06-08  7:53 ` Ido Schimmel [this message]
2016-06-08  7:55 ` Jiri Pirko
2016-06-10  6:50 ` David Miller

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