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    SubjectRe: Bug: fio traps into kernel without exiting because futex has a deadloop
    On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Zhang, Yanmin wrote:
    > On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 13:36 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    > > FWIW, using a private futex on a shm section is wrong in and of itself.
    >
    > What I mean is it could be used as a DOS attack.

    Right. Fix is on the way.

    > Did you try my test case? Could you kill it when it runs?

    No, you can not kill it. That's why it needs a proper fix. Will send
    out today.

    Thanks,

    tglx


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