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    SubjectRe: Locking changes to the driver-model core
    On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:10:11 -0500 (EST), linux-os
    <> wrote:
    > Thought experiment:
    > Suppose you had a kernel-thread whos duty it was to handle the
    > shutdown and restarting of devices on such busses. Since it
    > is the only thing that would touch such code, wouldn't things
    > be a lot simpler and not subject to deadlocks?

    You'd still have to mind devices that were added/removed from
    probe/remove handlers while walking lists.

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