Re: [PATCH] oom: Make coredump interruptible

From: Roland McGrath
Date: Sun Jun 13 2010 - 20:27:19 EST

> Oh. This needs more thinking. Definitely the task sleeping in exit_mm()
> must not exit until core_state->dumper->thread returns from do_coredump().
> If nothing else, the dumper can use its task_struct and it relies on
> the stable core_thread->next list. And right now TASK_KILLABLE can't
> work anyway, it is possible that fatal_signal_pending() is true.

Yes, I was right to say this should be another thread. Let's not get into
all this right now. I think it is mostly orthogonal to the oom_kill issue.

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