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SubjectRe: [PATCH] panic: Ensure preemption is disabled during panic()
On Fri, 4 Oct 2019, Will Deacon wrote:

> Indeed, and I think the LED blinking is already unreliable if the
> brightness operation needs to sleep.

One thing is that led_set_brightness() can probably be forced to avoid the
workqueue scheduling, by setting LED_BLINK_SW on the device (e.g. by
issuing led_set_software_blink() during panic).

But I am afraid this still won't solve the issue completely, as USB
keyboards need workqueues for blinking the LEDs in for URB management.

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Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs

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