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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/2] fix flush_workqueue() vs CPU_DEAD race
On 01/03, Gautham R Shenoy wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 07:34:59PM +0530, Gautham R Shenoy wrote:
> >
> > > handle-cpu_lock_acquire-and-cpu_lock_release-in-workqueue_cpu_callback.patch
> >
> > Again, this one ensures that workqueue_mutex is taken/released on
> > CPU_LOCK_ACQUIRE/CPU_LOCK_RELEASE events in the cpuhotplug callback
> > function. So this one is required, unless it conflicts with what Oleg
> > has posted. Will check that out tonite.
>
> We would still be needing this patch as it's complementing what Oleg has
> posted.

I thought that these patches don't depend on each other, flush_work/workueue
don't care where cpu-hotplug takes workqueue_mutex, in CPU_LOCK_ACQUIRE or in
CPU_UP_PREPARE case (or CPU_DEAD/CPU_LOCK_RELEASE for unlock).

Could you clarify? Just curious.

Oleg.

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