[PATCH] nfs lockd reclaimer: Convert to kthread API

Trond Myklebust trond.myklebust at fys.uio.no
Thu Apr 19 09:21:50 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 01:58 -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>
> Start the reclaimer thread using kthread_run instead
> of a combination of kernel_thread and daemonize.
> The small amount of signal handling code is also removed
> as it makes no sense and is a maintenance problem to handle
> signals in kernel threads.

Vetoed. Removing stuff just because it doesn't make sense to you is not

Signal handling in reclaimer threads is there in order to allow
administrators to deal with the case where the server never comes up


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