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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH(Experimental) 0/4] Freezer based Cpu-hotplug
On 02/18, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>
> On 02/17, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > Alternatively, we can move the check into refrigerator(), like this:
> >
> > --- linux-2.6.20-git13.orig/kernel/power/process.c
> > +++ linux-2.6.20-git13/kernel/power/process.c
> > @@ -39,6 +39,11 @@ void refrigerator(void)
> > /* Hmm, should we be allowed to suspend when there are realtime
> > processes around? */
> > long save;
> > +
> > + /* Freeze the task unless there is a vfork completion pending */
> > + if (current->vfork_done)
> > + return;
> > +
>
> This means that "current" returns to user space (get_signal_to_deliver
> will clear TIF_SIGPENDING) and runs. While try_to_freeze_tasks() thinks
> it is frozen.

Ah, sorry. I am wrong, current has no PF_FROZEN yet.

However, this means that sys_vfork() makes impossible to freeze processes
until child exits/execs. Not good.

Oleg.

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