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Date:	Sat, 17 Mar 2012 21:06:00 +0100
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
To:	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org>,
	Saravana Kannan <skannan@...eaurora.org>,
	Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@...y.org>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	Christian Lamparter <chunkeey@...glemail.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	"Srivatsa S. Bhat" <srivatsa.bhat@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk,
	Linux PM mailing list <linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] firmware loader: don't cancel _nowait requests when helper is not yet available

On Saturday, March 17, 2012, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Stephen Boyd <sboyd@...eaurora.org> wrote:
> > -       if (WARN_ON(usermodehelper_is_disabled())) {
> > +       if (is_sleep_task()) {
> >                dev_err(device, "firmware: %s will not be loaded\n", name);
> 
> Stop these idiotic games already!
> 
> It's very simple: you cannot load firmware while the system is not
> readt. Your moronic "let's change the test to something else" is
> entirely and utterly misguided and totally misses the point.
> 
> It's not about sleeping, and it's not about anything even *remotely*
> about that. Stop the idiocy already.
> 
> How hard is it to understand? How many times do people have to tell you?
> 
> That warning is very much valid during bootup, and that warning has
> been *seen* during bootup. For example, try to compile in most
> wireless drivers as non-modular, and that warning *has* to trigger.
> 
> Rafael, please consider everything along these *IDIOTIC* lines
> completely NAK'ed.

I will.

Thanks,
Rafael
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