RE: [PATCH] pstore: change mutex locking to spin_locks

From: Luck, Tony
Date: Fri Jul 22 2011 - 18:39:41 EST

> Actually it seems like most of the entry points into pstore_dumper would
> not require the fs to create a new file. I think the exception is an
> oops.

Yup - oops is the only one where the current kernel continues - all the
others (halt, reboot, kexec, panic) lead to the termination of the
current kernel - and thus no user processes that would be able to
see the shiny new entry in the pstore file system.

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