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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cgroup_freezer: fix freezing groups with stopped tasks
Hello, Michal.

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:05:22AM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> I am not sure which BUG_ON you have in mind.
> update_if_frozen:
> BUG_ON(nfrozen != ntotal);

Heh, try to put a kthread into the cgroup and freeze it. :)

> From aba1042a96b6e79e0b14e3c397389389c9e2f522 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
> Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 22:38:42 +0100
> Subject: [PATCH] cgroup_freezer: fix freezing groups with stopped tasks
>
> 2d3cbf8b (cgroup_freezer: update_freezer_state() does incorrect state
> transitions) removed is_task_frozen_enough and replaced it with a simple
> frozen call. This, however, breaks freezing for a group with stopped tasks
> because those cannot be frozen and so the group remains in CGROUP_FREEZING
> state (update_if_frozen doesn't count stopped tasks) and never reaches
> CGROUP_FROZEN.
>
> Let's add is_task_frozen_enough back and use it at the original locations
> (update_if_frozen and try_to_freeze_cgroup). Semantically we consider
> stopped tasks as frozen enough so we should consider both cases when
> testing frozen tasks.
>
> Testcase:
> mkdir /dev/freezer
> mount -t cgroup -o freezer none /dev/freezer
> mkdir /dev/freezer/foo
> sleep 1h &
> pid=$!
> kill -STOP $pid
> echo $pid > /dev/freezer/foo/tasks
> echo FROZEN > /dev/freezer/foo/freezer.state
> while true
> do
> cat /dev/freezer/foo/freezer.state
> [ "`cat /dev/freezer/foo/freezer.state`" = "FROZEN" ] && break
> sleep 1
> done
> echo OK
>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
> Cc: Tomasz Buchert <tomasz.buchert@inria.fr>
> Cc: Paul Menage <paul@paulmenage.org>
> Cc: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> Cc: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>

Applying to cgroup/for-3.2-fixes.

Thank you.

--
tejun


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