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Old 10-01-2009, 10:19 PM   #1
ajb181
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Device Driver. Need to run a long task after been triggered from a interupt?


Hi.
Im Writing a Device Driver for a tuner and need to run a long task after a interupt in kernel space. The task that is running as some blocking as it is a i2c read/write..

Any help would be great. Thanks
 
Old 10-01-2009, 11:09 PM   #2
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Hi -

I'm sure you're probably already familiar with them ...
... but it sounds like "work queues" are exactly what you're looking for:

http://www.linuxtopia.org/online_boo...ide/x1191.html

http://lwn.net/Articles/23634/

'Hope that helps .. PSM
 
  


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