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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Deprecate exec_usermodehelper, fix request_module.
On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 05:21:57PM +1100, Brad Hards wrote:
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> On Fri, 3 Jan 2003 16:08, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > + * Must be called from process context. Returns a negative error code
> > + * if program was not execed successfully, or (exitcode << 8 + signal)
> > + * of the application (0 if wait is not set).
> Any chance that you can remove this (existing) restriction. It'd be good to be
> able to use this in some networking code (eg netif_carrier_[off|on]() ), but
> that might be in interrupt context.

The link up/down notifications added in recent 2.5.x should eliminate a
need to fiddle while in interrupt context...

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