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Subject[PATCH] for 2.6.22, make freezeable workqueues singlethread
It is a known fact that freezeable multithreaded workqueues doesn't like
CPU_DEAD. We keep them only for the incoming CPU-hotplug rework.

Sadly, we can't just kill create_freezeable_workqueue() right now, make
them singlethread.

Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>

--- OLD/include/linux/workqueue.h~ 2007-05-01 21:52:47.000000000 +0400
+++ OLD/include/linux/workqueue.h 2007-05-14 00:41:58.000000000 +0400
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ extern struct workqueue_struct *__create
int singlethread,
int freezeable);
#define create_workqueue(name) __create_workqueue((name), 0, 0)
-#define create_freezeable_workqueue(name) __create_workqueue((name), 0, 1)
+#define create_freezeable_workqueue(name) __create_workqueue((name), 1, 1)
#define create_singlethread_workqueue(name) __create_workqueue((name), 1, 0)

extern void destroy_workqueue(struct workqueue_struct *wq);
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