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SubjectRe: PATCH [PPC64]: dead processes never reaped
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.

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