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    In article <20030412000829.GL4539@kroah.com>,
    Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> wrote:
    >On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 11:39:07PM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
    >> Why not serialize /sbin/hotplug at the kernel level. Queue hotplug
    >> events and only allow one /sbin/hotplug to run at the same time.
    >
    >We don't want the kernel to stop based on a user program.

    It would not stop if you queued the events.

    What is the difference between queueing events to be read from
    a pipe or socket or queueing them for a kernel thread that empties
    the queue by executing /sbin/hotplug for each entry in the queue.

    The pipe/socket solution is probably better anyway, I was just
    wondering why /sbin/hotplug wasn't serialized from the start.

    Mike.

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