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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] Freezer: Don't count threads waiting for frozen filesystems.
    On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > > However it does not fix the freezing of tasks which are waiting for
    > > VFS locks (i.e. inode->i_mutex) held by the outstanding fuse requests.
    > > This is the tricky part...
    > Convert them all to wait_event_freezeable.

    You mean convert mutexes to event queues? Not a very good idea.

    I fear we are going down the same path as the last time. I still
    don't think rewriting the VFS is the right solution to the freezing
    problem. But hey, if you want, sumbit a patch or an RFD and lets see
    what others think.


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