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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cryptoapi: Fix sleeping
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 09:29:20AM -0700, Robert Love wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 18:58, Matt Mackall wrote:
>
> > This is part of cryptoapi and given the large chunks of work you could
> > potentially hand to it, it's probably a good idea for it to work this
> > way. You hand it a long list of sg segments, it does the transform and
> > reschedules if it thinks it's safe. But its test of when it was safe
> > was not complete.
>
> Right. My concern is that you said sometimes it is called when
> preemption is disabled.

Sure, but it's called here rather indirectly. Apparently I'm the first
person to try using cryptoapi with per_cpu. And at present there's
nothing in the api to tell it "don't do that" - but see my followup
patch.

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