[PATCH] sas_scsi_host: Convert to use the kthread API
James.Bottomley at SteelEye.com
Sun Apr 22 14:37:48 PDT 2007
On Sun, 2007-04-22 at 20:38 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 05:37:53PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 01:58:38 -0600
> > "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm at xmission.com> wrote:
> > > From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>
> > >
> > > This patch modifies the sas scsi host thread startup
> > > to use kthread_run not kernel_thread and deamonize.
> > > kthread_run is slightly simpler and more maintainable.
> > >
> > Again, I'll rename this to "partially convert...". This driver should be
> > using kthread_should_stop() and kthread_stop() rather than the
> > apparently-unnecessary ->queue_thread_kill thing.
> > This driver was merged two and a half years after the kthread API was
> > available. Our coding-vs-reviewing effort is out of balance.
> Here's a full conversion.
Changelog and cc to linux-scsi, and I think it can go in ... not that it
matters; nothing ever activates this code inside libsas anyway ...
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