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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: run emergency remount on dedicated workqueue
On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:57:23AM +0200, Tejun Heo wrote:
>Commit fa4b9074cd8428958c2adf9dc0c831f46e27c193 made s_umount depend
>on keventd; however, emergency remount schedules works to keventd
>which grabs s_umount creating a circular dependency. Run emergency
>remount on a separate workqueue to break it.
>


I have a stupid question, why using workqueue instead of
calling do_remount_sb() directly in emergency_remount()?
Avoid blocking emergency_remount()?

Thanks.

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