From: Jeff Dike <jdike@ka...> - 2001-01-31 15:41:26
> In general, it looks like no more rescheduling occurs once lockd
> terminates. I think the umount process should be ready to run, but this
> does no good if nobody ever invokes the scheduler. But this never seems
> to happen.
Exactly right. I didn't make any provision for a kernel thread exiting.
I ran into this with kreiserfsd, which does the same thing.
This is fixed in 2.4.1 by having kernel_thread call do_exit if the thread ever
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