[PATCH 00/21] On-demand device registration

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Fri Jun 12 00:25:53 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 6:40 PM, Alexander Holler <holler at ahsoftware.de> wrote:
> Am 11.06.2015 um 14:30 schrieb Linus Walleij:

>> Certainly it is possible to create deadlocks in this scenario, but the
>> scope is not to create an ubreakable system.
> IAnd what happens if you run into a deadlock? Do you print "you've lost, try
> changing your kernel config" in some output hidden by a splash-screen? ;)

Sorry it sounds like a blanket argument, the fact that there are
mutexes in the kernel makes it possible to deadlock, it doesn't
mean we don't use mutexes. Some programming problems are
just like such.

Linus Walleij

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