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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kthread: Export kthread functions
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On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 12:45 AM, David Kershner
<david.kershner@unisys.com> wrote:
> The s-Par visornic driver, currently in staging, processes a queue
> being serviced by the an s-Par service partition. We can get a message
> that something has happened with the Service Partition, when that
> happens, we must not access the channel until we get a message that the
> service partition is back again.
>
> The visornic driver has a thread for processing the channel, when we
> get the message, we need to be able to park the thread and then resume
> it when the problem clears.
>
> We can do this with kthread_park and unpark but they are not exported
> from the kernel, this patch exports the needed functions.

Are you sure that you need these function?
You would be the first user.
Please see: https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/7/8/1150

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Thanks,
//richard


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