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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] Is it supposed to be ok to call del_gendisk while userspace is frozen?
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On Saturday 15 May 2010, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Thu, 13 May 2010, Matt Reimer wrote:
>
> > > I don't see anything wrong with the patch itself, but I dislike the
> > > description. Devices can come and go from any hotpluggable bus, not
> > > just MMC/SD. That just happens to be the first place the problem was
> > > observed.
> >
> > Good point. How about this?
> >
> > Matt
> >
> > From 813bd223e5a2fa577b9e64ddf12654a93d0aab8b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Matt Reimer <mreimer@sdgsystems.com>
> > Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 14:36:54 -0700
> > Subject: [PATCH] fs: prevent hang on suspend/resume when MMC/SD card present
> >
> > Devices can come and go bus during suspend or resume, when the
> > writeback thread is frozen, resulting in a hang. Prevent the hang
> > by thawing the writeback thread in del_gendisk().
>
> I would have said "the block layer's writeback thread", but this is
> okay.

OK, so now I have a question who's going to take the patch.

Jens, what's your opinion?

Rafael


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