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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Still a mm bug in the fork error path


On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, John Byrne wrote:
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> In my kernel, it was a SIGKILL to a forking kernel thread that caused
> the problem. While I see SIGKILLs being sent to some kernel threads, I
> don't know if any of the kernel threads ever fork. If they don't,
> barring a demented root user sending SIGKILLs to kernel threads, I don't
> know if anyone else will ever see this. So, I don't have any problems
> with it being fixed post 2.6.9.

Heh. Andrew picked up the patch anyway, so in it goes.

Linus
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