Re: workqueue panic in 3.4 kernel

From: Lei Wen
Date: Tue Mar 12 2013 - 02:01:21 EST

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 01:34:56PM +0800, Lei Wen wrote:
>> > Memory areas aren't always zero on allocation.
>> Shouldn't work structure be allocated with kzalloc?
> It's not required to. work_struct can also be on stack. It's "init"
> after all. Also, if you require clearing the memory before initing,
> you would be just shifting problem from INIT to memory clearing.

I see...
How about only check those workqueue structure not on stack?
For current onstack usage is rare, and should be easier to check with.

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