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Date:	Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:19:51 +0800
From:	Zhi Yong Wu <zwu.kernel@...il.com>
To:	Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com>
Cc:	linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-btrfs@...r.kernel.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
	linuxram@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, viro@...iv.linux.org.uk,
	cmm@...ibm.com, tytso@....edu, marco.stornelli@...il.com,
	stroetmann@...olinux.com, diegocg@...il.com, chris@...muel.org,
	Zhi Yong Wu <wuzhy@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC v2 07/10] vfs: fork one kthread to update data temperature

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 02:54:22PM +0800, Zhi Yong Wu wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Dave Chinner <david@...morbit.com> wrote:
>> > On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 08:56:32PM +0800, zwu.kernel@...il.com wrote:
>> >> From: Zhi Yong Wu <wuzhy@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> >>
>> >>   Fork and run one kernel kthread to calculate
>> >> that temperature based on some metrics kept
>> >> in custom frequency data structs, and store
>> >> the info in the hash table.
>> >
>> > No new kthreads, please. Use a per-superblock workqueue and a struct
>> > delayed_work to run periodic work on each superblock.
>> If no new kthread is created, which kthread will work on these
>> delayed_work tasks?
>
> One of the kworker threads that service the workqueue
> infrastructure.
Got it, thanks
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dave.
> --
> Dave Chinner
> david@...morbit.com



-- 
Regards,

Zhi Yong Wu
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