|author||Jarek Poplawski <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2007-07-05 17:42:44 -0700|
|committer||David S. Miller <email@example.com>||2007-07-05 17:42:44 -0700|
[NETPOLL]: Fixups for 'fix soft lockup when removing module'
>From my recent patch: > > #1 > > Until kernel ver. 2.6.21 (including) cancel_rearming_delayed_work() > > required a work function should always (unconditionally) rearm with > > delay > 0 - otherwise it would endlessly loop. This patch replaces > > this function with cancel_delayed_work(). Later kernel versions don't > > require this, so here it's only for uniformity. But Oleg Nesterov <firstname.lastname@example.org> found: > But 2.6.22 doesn't need this change, why it was merged? > > In fact, I suspect this change adds a race, ... His description was right (thanks), so this patch reverts #1. Signed-off-by: Jarek Poplawski <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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