Re: [PATCH] Use workqueue for call_usermodehelper

From: Chris Wright
Date: Mon Apr 19 2004 - 13:41:50 EST

* Rusty Russell (rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> [ Vatsa, this should solve your NUMA+HOTPLUG_CPU deadlock too, I think ]
> This uses the create_singlethread_workqueue() function presented in the
> last patch, although it could just as easily use create_workqueue().

Nice, this seems like it should fixup the problem Brian was seeing too,
and maintain return code from kernel_thread(), etc. instead of the async
option. Brian, did you give these changes a whirl? (they're in latest
-mm tree)

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