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SubjectRe: panic/reboot changes (RFC)
On Tue, Aug 08, 2000 at 05:22:38PM -0400, Josh Huber wrote:
> diff -urN linux-2.4.0-test6-pre8/kernel/exit.c linux-2.4.0-test6-pre8-patched/kernel/exit.c
> --- linux-2.4.0-test6-pre8/kernel/exit.c Tue Aug 8 15:21:05 2000
> +++ linux-2.4.0-test6-pre8-patched/kernel/exit.c Tue Aug 8 16:10:19 2000
> @@ -437,6 +437,10 @@
> panic("Attempted to kill the idle task!");
> if (tsk->pid == 1)
> panic("Attempted to kill init!");
> +
> + if(panic_on_oops)
> + panic("oops, forcing panic");
> +
> tsk->flags |= PF_EXITING;
> del_timer_sync(&tsk->real_timer);
>

This looks bogus. It means if you set panic_on_oops, the next process
calling sys_exit _will_ cause a panic. This belongs into
arch/i386/kernel/traps.c: die().

Philipp Rumpf

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