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Subject[patch] cpusets: do not allow TIF_MEMDIE tasks to allocate globally
Reverts git commit c596d9f320aaf30d28c1d793ff3a976dee1db8f5.

OOM-killed tasks, marked as TIF_MEMDIE, should not be able to access
memory outside its cpuset because it could potentially cause other
exclusive cpusets to OOM themselves.

Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <clameter@engr.sgi.com>
Cc: Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com>
Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
---
kernel/cpuset.c | 6 ------
1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/kernel/cpuset.c b/kernel/cpuset.c
--- a/kernel/cpuset.c
+++ b/kernel/cpuset.c
@@ -2431,12 +2431,6 @@ int __cpuset_zone_allowed_softwall(struct zone *z, gfp_t gfp_mask)
might_sleep_if(!(gfp_mask & __GFP_HARDWALL));
if (node_isset(node, current->mems_allowed))
return 1;
- /*
- * Allow tasks that have access to memory reserves because they have
- * been OOM killed to get memory anywhere.
- */
- if (unlikely(test_thread_flag(TIF_MEMDIE)))
- return 1;
if (gfp_mask & __GFP_HARDWALL) /* If hardwall request, stop here */
return 0;

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