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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Notifier for significant events on i386
    On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 05:58:04PM +0000, John Levon wrote:
    > On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 09:53:35AM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
    > > The use of notifier today is limited to things that can't sleep. As far
    > kernel/profile.c
    > You'd have to move that to a different API if you want to force notifier
    > callbacks non-sleepable
    Yes, indeed most of the existing notifiers potentially sleep. That is why
    I think we should, may be, leave the existing notifiers alone. Add a
    notifier_call_chain_safe() and use that to run trap1/trap3/NMI etc

    Vamsi Krishna S.
    Linux Technology Center,
    IBM Software Lab, Bangalore.
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