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Subject[PATCH 2.6.14-rc5-mm1] ipmi: use kthread API
Convert ipmi driver thread to kthread API, only sleep when interface
is idle.

Signed-off-by: Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch@dell.com>

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Matt Domsch
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Index: linux-2.6.ipmi/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.ipmi.orig/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
+++ linux-2.6.ipmi/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
@@ -52,6 +52,7 @@
#include <linux/pci.h>
#include <linux/ioport.h>
#include <linux/notifier.h>
+#include <linux/kthread.h>
#include <asm/irq.h>
#ifdef CONFIG_HIGH_RES_TIMERS
#include <linux/hrtime.h>
@@ -222,8 +223,7 @@ struct smi_info
unsigned long watchdog_pretimeouts;
unsigned long incoming_messages;

- struct completion exiting;
- long thread_pid;
+ struct task_struct *thread;
};

static struct notifier_block *xaction_notifier_list;
@@ -785,31 +785,22 @@ static void set_run_to_completion(void *
static int ipmi_thread(void *data)
{
struct smi_info *smi_info = data;
- unsigned long flags, last=1;
+ unsigned long flags;
enum si_sm_result smi_result;

- daemonize("kipmi%d", smi_info->intf_num);
- allow_signal(SIGKILL);
set_user_nice(current, 19);
- while (!atomic_read(&smi_info->stop_operation)) {
- schedule_timeout(last);
+ while (!kthread_should_stop()) {
spin_lock_irqsave(&(smi_info->si_lock), flags);
smi_result=smi_event_handler(smi_info, 0);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&(smi_info->si_lock), flags);
- if (smi_result == SI_SM_CALL_WITHOUT_DELAY)
- last = 0;
- else if (smi_result == SI_SM_CALL_WITH_DELAY) {
- udelay(1);
- last = 0;
- }
- else {
- /* System is idle; go to sleep */
- last = 1;
- current->state = TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE;
+ if (smi_result == SI_SM_CALL_WITHOUT_DELAY) {
+ /* do nothing */
}
+ else if (smi_result == SI_SM_CALL_WITH_DELAY)
+ udelay(1);
+ else
+ schedule_timeout_interruptible(1);
}
- smi_info->thread_pid = 0;
- complete_and_exit(&(smi_info->exiting), 0);
return 0;
}

@@ -2212,11 +2203,8 @@ static void setup_xaction_handlers(struc

static inline void wait_for_timer_and_thread(struct smi_info *smi_info)
{
- if (smi_info->thread_pid > 0) {
- /* wake the potentially sleeping thread */
- kill_proc(smi_info->thread_pid, SIGKILL, 0);
- wait_for_completion(&(smi_info->exiting));
- }
+ if (smi_info->thread != ERR_PTR(-ENOMEM))
+ kthread_stop(smi_info->thread);
del_timer_sync(&smi_info->si_timer);
}

@@ -2348,12 +2336,9 @@ static int init_one_smi(int intf_num, st
new_smi->si_timer.expires = jiffies + SI_TIMEOUT_JIFFIES;

add_timer(&(new_smi->si_timer));
- if (new_smi->si_type != SI_BT) {
- init_completion(&(new_smi->exiting));
- new_smi->thread_pid = kernel_thread(ipmi_thread, new_smi,
- CLONE_FS|CLONE_FILES|
- CLONE_SIGHAND);
- }
+ if (new_smi->si_type != SI_BT)
+ new_smi->thread = kthread_run(ipmi_thread, new_smi,
+ "kipmi%d", new_smi->intf_num);

rv = ipmi_register_smi(&handlers,
new_smi,
-
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