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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] printk: Support for full dynticks mode
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On Mon, 2013-02-04 at 17:20 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Feb 2013 01:51:18 +0100
> Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > printk: Wake up klogd using irq_work
>
> That seems reasonable.
>
> I'm wondering if we can now remove the printk_sched() special-case.
> iirc, that was needed because wake_up(klogd) would deadlock when called
> from sched internals. But now that wakeup is punted to the timer tick,
> perhaps this is now unnecessary?
>
> (Maybe there were other problems, but the 3ccf3e8306 is poor, and its
> author is unavailable. There's a lesson there!)

I think we can nuke it with the printk irq work. I'll start looking into
that.

Thanks!

-- Steve




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