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

From: GregKH
Date: Thu Nov 19 2015 - 11:15:49 EST

On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 04:49:41PM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> 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.

Give me a chance to catch up on things, the merge window was just over
and I just returned from another conference...


greg k-h
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