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Date:   Thu, 12 May 2022 23:54:23 +0200
From:   Linus Walleij <>
To:     Allen Pais <>
Cc:     Andy Shevchenko <>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
        Krzysztof Kozlowski <>,,,
        Vinod Koul <>,
        Kees Cook <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC 1/1] drivers/dma/*: replace tasklets with workqueue

On Fri, May 6, 2022 at 7:43 PM Allen Pais <> wrote:

>  - Concerns regarding throughput, would workqueues be as efficient as tasklets (Vinod)

You need to ask the scheduler people about this.

The workqueues goes deep into the scheduler and I can't make
out how they are prioritized, but they are certainly not treated
like any other task.

Linus Walleij

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