[linux-cifs] Re: system_nrt_wq, system suspend, and the freezer


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  • Re: system_nrt_wq, system suspend, and the freezer
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  • David Howells <dhowells-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA <at> public.gmane.org>
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  • Alan Stern <stern-nwvwT67g6+6dFdvTe/nMLpVzexx5G7lz <at> public.gmane.org>
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  • dhowells-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA <at> public.gmane.org, Tejun Heo <tj-DgEjT+Ai2ygdnm+yROfE0A <at> public.gmane.org>, Steve French <sfrench-eUNUBHrolfbYtjvyW6yDsg <at> public.gmane.org>, Chris Ball <cjb-2X9k7bc8m7Mdnm+yROfE0A <at> public.gmane.org>, David Airlie <airlied-cv59FeDIM0c <at> public.gmane.org>, Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA <at> public.gmane.org>, linux-cifs-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA <at> public.gmane.org, linux-mmc-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA <at> public.gmane.org, dri-devel-PD4FTy7X32lNgt0PjOBp9y5qC8QIuHrW <at> public.gmane.org, keyrings-6DNke4IJHB0gsBAKwltoeQ <at> public.gmane.org
  • Date:
  • 2012-02-16 15:22:24
Alan Stern  wrote:

> My question to all of you: Should system_nrt_wq be made freezable, or 
> should I create a new workqueue that is both freezable and 
> non-reentrant?  And if I do, which of the usages above should be 
> converted to the new workqueue?

As far as keys are concerned, it's only for garbage collection purposes, so
having it freezable shouldn't be a problem.

David

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