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SubjectRe: Problem with freezable workqueues
Hi!

> > OK, thanks.
> >
> > We can (I think) do pretty much the same with some additional complications
> > in worker_thread() (check !cpu_online() after try_to_freeze() and break).
>
> Okay, but I've just finished the patch that removes the freezability of
> workqueues (appended), so can we please do this in a separate one?

Hmm, nothing obviously wrong with the patch (ACK), but xfs people
should ack this one, too: 'is it okay to let xfs run while suspending'
is not a trivial question.

> Since freezable workqueues are broken in 2.6.21-rc
> (cf. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=116855740612755,
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=117261312523921&w=2)
> it's better to remove them altogether for 2.6.21 and change the only user of
> them (XFS) accordingly.

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