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Date:   Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:12:01 -0800
From:   Davidlohr Bueso <>
Cc:,,, Davidlohr Bueso <>
Subject: [PATCH] audit: Remove leftover reference to the audit_tasklet

This was replaced with a kauditd_wait kthread long ago,
back in:

     b7d1125817c (AUDIT: Send netlink messages from a separate kernel thread)

Update the stale comment.

Signed-off-by: Davidlohr Bueso <>
 kernel/audit.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/audit.c b/kernel/audit.c
index 1ffc2e059027..8fd735190c12 100644
--- a/kernel/audit.c
+++ b/kernel/audit.c
@@ -2365,7 +2365,7 @@ int audit_signal_info(int sig, struct task_struct *t)
  * We can not do a netlink send inside an irq context because it blocks (last
  * arg, flags, is not set to MSG_DONTWAIT), so the audit buffer is placed on a
- * queue and a tasklet is scheduled to remove them from the queue outside the
+ * queue and a kthread is scheduled to remove them from the queue outside the
  * irq context.  May be called in any context.
 void audit_log_end(struct audit_buffer *ab)

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