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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] lockd: convert reclaimer thread to kthread interface
    On Tue, 04 Nov 2008 14:26:21 -0500
    Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no> wrote:

    > On Tue, 2008-11-04 at 13:42 -0500, Jeff Layton wrote:
    > > While we're on the subject of signals...
    > >
    > > Do you have any thoughts/objections to just making the reclaimer thread
    > > ignore them altogether? That would simplify the code a bit.
    >
    > How does the administrator then get out of the situation where the
    > server dies (permanently) in the middle of a reclaim?
    >

    Erm...Reboot? :)

    Ok, I'm convinced. I suppose that's a good enough argument for
    continuing to allow SIGKILL. I guess the only change we need to make to
    this patch for now is to remove the "memory leak" comment (unless there
    is a leak and I'm just not seeing it).

    --
    Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>


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