system_nrt_wq, system suspend, and the freezer

David Howells dhowells at
Thu Feb 16 07:22:24 PST 2012

Alan Stern <stern at> wrote:

> My question to all of you: Should system_nrt_wq be made freezable, or 
> should I create a new workqueue that is both freezable and 
> non-reentrant?  And if I do, which of the usages above should be 
> converted to the new workqueue?

As far as keys are concerned, it's only for garbage collection purposes, so
having it freezable shouldn't be a problem.


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