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http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=99f9b2431ed3da4a66cf1cfe74132a53a9569bba
Commit:     99f9b2431ed3da4a66cf1cfe74132a53a9569bba
Parent:     e6be133b68ae2c8f89d46da25ed7b31b84793e7e
Author:     Eric W. Biederman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Thu Apr 19 01:58:33 2007 -0600
Committer:  David Woodhouse <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Thu Apr 19 16:16:46 2007 -0500

    [MTD] mtd_blkdevs: Convert to use the kthread API
    
    thread_run is used intead of kernel_thread, daemonize, and mucking
    around blocking signals directly.
    
    Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
---
 drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c |   19 +++++--------------
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
index b879a66..1aa018a 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@
 #include <linux/hdreg.h>
 #include <linux/init.h>
 #include <linux/mutex.h>
+#include <linux/kthread.h>
 #include <asm/uaccess.h>
 
 static LIST_HEAD(blktrans_majors);
@@ -83,17 +84,6 @@ static int mtd_blktrans_thread(void *arg)
        /* we might get involved when memory gets low, so use PF_MEMALLOC */
        current->flags |= PF_MEMALLOC | PF_NOFREEZE;
 
-       daemonize("%sd", tr->name);
-
-       /* daemonize() doesn't do this for us since some kernel threads
-          actually want to deal with signals. We can't just call
-          exit_sighand() since that'll cause an oops when we finally
-          do exit. */
-       spin_lock_irq(&current->sighand->siglock);
-       sigfillset(&current->blocked);
-       recalc_sigpending();
-       spin_unlock_irq(&current->sighand->siglock);
-
        spin_lock_irq(rq->queue_lock);
 
        while (!tr->blkcore_priv->exiting) {
@@ -365,6 +355,7 @@ static struct mtd_notifier blktrans_notifier = {
 
 int register_mtd_blktrans(struct mtd_blktrans_ops *tr)
 {
+       struct task_struct *task;
        int ret, i;
 
        /* Register the notifier if/when the first device type is
@@ -403,13 +394,13 @@ int register_mtd_blktrans(struct mtd_blktrans_ops *tr)
        blk_queue_hardsect_size(tr->blkcore_priv->rq, tr->blksize);
        tr->blkshift = ffs(tr->blksize) - 1;
 
-       ret = kernel_thread(mtd_blktrans_thread, tr, CLONE_KERNEL);
-       if (ret < 0) {
+       task = kthread_run(mtd_blktrans_thread, tr, "%sd", tr->name);
+       if (IS_ERR(task)) {
                blk_cleanup_queue(tr->blkcore_priv->rq);
                unregister_blkdev(tr->major, tr->name);
                kfree(tr->blkcore_priv);
                mutex_unlock(&mtd_table_mutex);
-               return ret;
+               return PTR_ERR(task);
        }
 
        INIT_LIST_HEAD(&tr->devs);
-
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