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SubjectRe: swsusp 'disk' fails in bk-current - intel_agp at fault?
Hi!

> > > In the SysRq-T trace I see one interesting process: most things are
> > > in D state in refrigerator(), but sh shows the following traceback:
> > >
> > > wait_for_completion
> > > call_usermodehelper
> > > kobject_hotplug
> > > kobject_del
> > > class_device_del
> > > class_device_unregister
> > > mousedev_disconnect
> > > input_unregister_device
> > > alps_disconnect
> > > psmouse_disconnect
> > > serio_driver_remove
> > > device_release_driver
> > > serio_release_driver
> >
> > i think the following happens (but i am in no case an expert for this):
> > - alps driver suspends
> > - alps driver unregisters the device
> > - udev is called via call_usermodehelper (which fails since userspace
> > is stopped)
> > - now somebody wants to wait for udev which does not work right.
>
> The thing is that kobject_uevent calls call_usermodehelper with
> wait=0. That means that it conly waits for execve("/sbin/hotplug")
> call to complete, it does not wait for the entire process ti complete.
>
> If you look at Andy's second trace you will see that we are waiting
> for the disk I/O to get /sbin/hotplug from the disk. Pavel, do you
> know why IO does not complete? khelper is a kernel thread so it is
> marked with
> PF_NOFREEZE. Could it be that we managed to freeze kblockd?

Uf, no idea about kblockd freezing -- we certainly should not.

*But*, if we are doing execve while system is frozen, something is
very wrong. We should not be doing execve in the first place.
Pavel
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