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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: run emergency remount on dedicated workqueue

On 06/02/2010 01:57 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2010, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> Please, always quote the patch title rather than a bare commit ID. The
>> usual form is
>> fa4b9074cd8428958c2adf9dc0c831f46e27c193 ("buffer: make
>> invalidate_bdev() drain all percpu LRU add caches:)
>> The main reason for this is so that people can more reliably and simply
>> identify the patch within a different tree. I think.
> Absolutely. Also, I think it's usually more readable to quote just the
> first 12 hex digits of the SHA1 - that's still going to be perfectly
> unique in any practical situation, and makes it way easier to flow the
> text to be readable.

Alright, will do so from now on.

>> gaah. Do we really want to add Yet Another Kernel Thread just for that
>> dopey sysrq-U thing?
> I do have to agree that it's disgusting. Can't we use an existing thread
> (slow-work?) or something like that?

The dedicated workqueue can go away with cmwq. As it's a temporary
measure until then, I wanted to keep it simple. Would it be okay if I
note that the dedicated workqueue will go away soonish in the patch
description and comment?



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