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SubjectRe: Kernel deadlock using nbd over acenic driver

> Look in some of the block drivers, floppy.c or loop.c. These do call
> the task queue, even though that's only as an aid to the rest of the
> kernel, because they know they can help at that point, and it's not at
> all clear what context they're in. Perhaps it's best to look in
> floppy.c, which runs the task queue in its init routine! I mean to say

Init routine is called from insmod context or at kernel bootup (from pid==1).

Both look like process context to me.

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