Re: [PATCH] Synchronous hotplug for kobjects

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 16:24:13 EST

On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 01:48:13PM -0700, Todd Poynor wrote:
> As discussed recently, it's expected to be useful to generate
> synchronous hotplug events from the kobject subsystem in certain
> situations. This patch adds a kobject_hotplug_wait function that issues
> a synchronous call. The function should be used for appropriate actions
> that require synchronous semantics; please note many hotplug events
> would suffer severe performance degradation if issued synchronously, and
> one should exercise caution in choosing to use this function.

How about I wait until someone really needs this function before adding
it? Or do you have a patch that does need it?


greg k-h
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