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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] bluetooth bnep: Convert to kthread API.
    On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 04:24:59PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 01:58:51 -0600
    > "Eric W. Biederman" <> wrote:
    > > From: Eric W. Biederman <>
    > >
    > > This patch starts kbenpd using kthread_run replacing
    > > a combination of kernel_thread and daemonize. Making
    > > the code a little simpler and more maintainable.
    > >
    > >
    > while (!atomic_read(&s->killed)) {
    > ho hum.

    Note that this also stands against a full kthread conversion.
    Marcel put my old patches for a full kthread conversion in, but
    they didn't deal properly with some of the premaure exit cases,
    and causes OOPSes.

    I don't remember what the problems where, but the case of a thread
    terminating earlier and possibly asynchronously is one of the
    cases we'll probably have to add to the kthread infrastructure
    before all uses of kernel_thread in drivers can be converted.

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