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    SubjectRe: PATCH [PPC64]: dead processes never reaped
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    On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 03:44:10PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt was heard to remark:
    > On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 14:38 -0500, Linas Vepstas wrote:
    > >
    > > The patch below appears to fix a problem where a number of dead processes
    > > linger on the system. On a highly loaded system, dozens of processes
    > > were found stuck in do_exit(), calling thier very last schedule(), and
    > > then being lost forever.

    And this problem seems to be unreproducible. Dang, it was one of the
    more interesting ones I've seen.

    --linas
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