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Subject[PATCH] [JFFS2] Move jffs2_gcd_mtd threads to the new kthread API
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kernel_thread() is being depracated.  This patch moves the jffs2 garbage
collecting thread to the new kthread API with the minimal impact.
---
fs/jffs2/background.c | 20 +++++++++++++-------
1 files changed, 13 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/fs/jffs2/background.c b/fs/jffs2/background.c
index e958010..3ff50da 100644
--- a/fs/jffs2/background.c
+++ b/fs/jffs2/background.c
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
#include <linux/completion.h>
#include <linux/sched.h>
#include <linux/freezer.h>
+#include <linux/kthread.h>
#include "nodelist.h"


@@ -31,7 +32,7 @@ void jffs2_garbage_collect_trigger(struct jffs2_sb_info *c)
/* This must only ever be called when no GC thread is currently running */
int jffs2_start_garbage_collect_thread(struct jffs2_sb_info *c)
{
- pid_t pid;
+ struct task_struct *tsk;
int ret = 0;

BUG_ON(c->gc_task);
@@ -39,15 +40,16 @@ int jffs2_start_garbage_collect_thread(struct jffs2_sb_info *c)
init_completion(&c->gc_thread_start);
init_completion(&c->gc_thread_exit);

- pid = kernel_thread(jffs2_garbage_collect_thread, c, CLONE_FS|CLONE_FILES);
- if (pid < 0) {
- printk(KERN_WARNING "fork failed for JFFS2 garbage collect thread: %d\n", -pid);
+ tsk = kthread_run(jffs2_garbage_collect_thread, c, "jffs2_gcd_mtd%d", c->mtd->index);
+ if (IS_ERR(tsk)) {
+ printk(KERN_WARNING "fork failed for JFFS2 garbage collect thread: %ld\n", -PTR_ERR(tsk));
complete(&c->gc_thread_exit);
- ret = pid;
+ ret = PTR_ERR(tsk);
} else {
/* Wait for it... */
- D1(printk(KERN_DEBUG "JFFS2: Garbage collect thread is pid %d\n", pid));
+ D1(printk(KERN_DEBUG "JFFS2: Garbage collect thread is pid %d\n", tsk->pid));
wait_for_completion(&c->gc_thread_start);
+ ret = tsk->pid;
}

return ret;
@@ -71,7 +73,6 @@ static int jffs2_garbage_collect_thread(void *_c)
{
struct jffs2_sb_info *c = _c;

- daemonize("jffs2_gcd_mtd%d", c->mtd->index);
allow_signal(SIGKILL);
allow_signal(SIGSTOP);
allow_signal(SIGCONT);
@@ -107,6 +108,11 @@ static int jffs2_garbage_collect_thread(void *_c)
* the GC thread get there first. */
schedule_timeout_interruptible(msecs_to_jiffies(50));

+ if (kthread_should_stop()) {
+ D1(printk(KERN_DEBUG "jffs2_garbage_collect_thread(): kthread_stop() called.\n"));
+ goto die;
+ }
+
/* Put_super will send a SIGKILL and then wait on the sem.
*/
while (signal_pending(current) || freezing(current)) {
--
1.5.6.5


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