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SubjectRe: [fuse-devel] [PATCH] fuse: make fuse daemon frozen along with kernel threads
On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 2:11 AM, Li Fei <> wrote:
> There is well known issue that freezing will fail in case that fuse
> daemon is frozen firstly with some requests not handled, as the fuse
> usage task is waiting for the response from fuse daemon and can't be
> frozen.
> To solve the issue above, make fuse daemon frozen after all all user
> space processes frozen and during the kernel threads frozen phase.
> PF_FREEZE_DAEMON flag is added to indicate that the current thread is
> the fuse daemon, set on connection, and clear on disconnection.
> It works as all fuse requests are handled during user space processes
> frozen, there will no further fuse request, and it's safe to continue
> to freeze fuse daemon together with kernel freezable tasks.

Will this work correctly if one FUSE daemon is opening files in from
another FUSE filesystem?

Han-Wen Nienhuys - -

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