Re: [PATCH] w1: w1_process() is not freezable kthread

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 10:49:50 EST

On Thu, 5 Nov 2015, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:

> > I fail to see why this kthread should be freezable at all. There is no way
> > for w1 device to generate new I/O requests that should be written out to
> > filesystem, is it?
> w1 doesn't generate such requests, but it was more to make this thread
> consistent with majority of other threads in the kernel.

Most of which actually don't need freezer at all, and only contribute to
the overall confusion regarding what kthread freezer is actually for.

It's my long-term goal to fix this situation (and this patch is part of
some preparatory steps :) ).

> Ok, I'm not against it, Greg please pull this patch into your tree.
> Acked-by: Evgeniy Polyakov <zbr@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Greg, do you plan to take this please? I don't seem to see it in
linux-next as of today.


Jiri Kosina

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