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SubjectRe: Locking changes to the driver-model core
On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:10:11 -0500 (EST), linux-os
<linux-os@analogic.com> 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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Dmitry
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