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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] Freezer: Don't count threads waiting for frozen filesystems.
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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.

Miklos


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