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SubjectRe: 2.6.8.1-mm1
Srivatsa Vaddagiri <vatsa@in.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> I found this to be due to task leak in exit code. In release_task:
>
> a. Task is removed from task-list (unhash_process)
> b. More processing is done (like proc_pid_flush etc)
> before task finally dies.
>
> The problem is the task can get preempted between a and b.

It seems wrong that a task can be preempted so late in its lifetime. We're
just asking for nasty bugs by permitting that.
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