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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] Notifier chain update
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 03:23:20PM -0500, Alan Stern wrote:
> You can't use RCU protection around code that may sleep. Whether the code
> remains loaded in the kernel or is part of a removable module doesn't
> enter into it.

A notifier callee should not be sleeping, if anything it should be putting
its work onto a workqueue and completing it when it gets scheduled if it
has to do something that blocks.

-ben
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