20. September 2022

Threaded Console Printing

A new attempt As part of the multi-year effort to overhaul the Linux kernel's printk() code there has been much work in recent months around threaded console printing so each registered console would have a kernel thread and console printing would be decoupled from the printk() callers. That work was aimed for Linux 5.19 but then reverted due to troubles. Linutronix has now presented a new implementation as an "RFC".

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