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Date:	Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:17:41 -0400
From:	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
To:	Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>
Cc:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
	Josh Boyer <jwboyer@...oraproject.org>,
	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>,
	virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
	"Linux-Kernel@...r. Kernel. Org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Brian Lane <bcl@...hat.com>,
	John McCutchan <john@...nmccutchan.com>,
	Robert Love <rlove@...ve.org>,
	Eric Paris <eparis@...isplace.org>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Subject: Re: virt_blk BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 02:55:36PM -0600, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > commit d911d98748018f7c8facc035ba39c30f5cce6f9c
> > Author: Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
> > Date:   Wed Apr 9 11:07:31 2014 -0400
> > 
> >     kernfs: make kernfs_notify() trigger inotify events too
> > 
> > Tejun, what do you think?
> > 
> > Josh, Brian, could you try reverting that commit to see if it helps?
> 
> That definitely be a bug. If you need to block off ->bi_end_io(), just
> must punt to a worker thread.

Ugh... didn't realize we had users triggering sysfs notifications from
an atomic context.  fsnotify support requires sleepable context.
Guess I'll have to punt it to a work item. :(

Thanks.

-- 
tejun
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