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SubjectRe: AIC + RAID1 error? (was: Re: aic7xxx errors)
>> MD (line 3475 of drivers/md/md.c) uses 0 too.  Change it to INT_MAX
>> and MD will always get shutdown prior to any child devices it might
>I don't believe INT_MAX to be a good idea. What happens if anything else needs
>to shutdown prior to md (think of tux, knfsd)?

Your examples are processes (albeit in the kernel) which should have
received a signal long before the notifier chain is called.

>As a suggestion it would be a
>good idea if someone with a broader overview would define some reboot
>priorities in include/linux/notifier.h.

And expand the codes that are used for the notifier. The current set
of codes are not well defined and most drivers treat all of them the

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