Re: kernel_thread() & thread starting

From: Philipp Rumpf (
Date: Mon Feb 19 2001 - 16:40:38 EST

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Russell King wrote:
> Philipp Rumpf writes:
> > That still won't catch keventd oopsing though - which I think might happen
> > quite easily in real life.
> Maybe we should panic in that case? For example, what happens if kswapd
> oopses? kreclaimd? bdflush? kupdate? All these have the same problem,

No. If kswapd oopses it's a bug in kswapd (or related code). If keventd
oopses most likely the broken code is actually the task queue you
scheduled, which belongs to your driver.

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