[patch 06/18] PS3: Fix kexec storage probe

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at sonycom.com
Fri Jan 18 01:44:22 EST 2008

On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, geoffrey.levand at am.sony.com wrote:
> From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven at sonycom.com>
> The PS3 storage probe thread left the storage notification device open on
> shutdown, so the device open would fail with LV1_BUSY when the second stage
> kexec kernel tried to open the device.
> To fix this:
>   - Replace the call to wait_for_completion_interruptible() by a call to
>     wait_event_interruptible() that also checks kthread_should_stop(),
>   - Install a reboot notifier that stops the storage probe thread on shutdown.

Actually I had planned to fold this into `[patch 05/18] PS3: Use the HVs
storage device notification mechanism properly'.

With kind regards,

Geert Uytterhoeven
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