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    SubjectRe: [2.1.90 patch] SMP sys_idle() user level hang
    On Wed, 25 Mar 1998, Alexander Kjeldaas wrote:

    >If you want to check whether the process is kernel or userland, it is
    >probably better to compare current->mm to &init_mm since kernel
    >threads don't have pid == 0.

    The current->pid test should be enaugh since sys_idle should be not useful
    for them (it goes the process to sleep forever). If I am wrong we must
    change the 2.1.90 not SMP and the two SMP/UP 2.0.33 version too.

    Andrea[s] Arcangeli



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