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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: 8139too: defunct threads
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From: "Alan Cox" <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
>
> That has an implicit race, a zombie can always appear as we are
execing init.
> I think init wants fixing
>
Rod, could you boot again with the unpatched kernel and send a sigchild
to init?

#kill -CHLD 1

If I understand the init code correctly the sigchild handler reaps all
zombies, but probably the signal got lost because the children died
before the parent was created ;-)

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Manfred

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