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SubjectRe: [Bugme-new] [Bug 9906] New: Weird hang with NPTL and SIGPROF.
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On Fri, 2008-03-07 at 15:26 -0800, Frank Mayhar wrote:
> Based on Roland's comments and from reading the source, I have a
> possible fix. I'm posting the attached patch _not_ for submission but
> _only_ for comment. For one thing it's based on 2.6.18.5 and for
> another it hasn't had much testing yet. I wanted to get it out here for
> comment, though, in case anyone can see where I might have gone wrong.
> Comments, criticism and (especially!) testing enthusiastically
> requested.

The previous email was missing one small part of the patch, reproduced
below. Remain calm.
----------------------------------BEGIN------------------------------------
diff -urp /home/fmayhar/Static/linux-2.6.18.5/kernel/compat.c linux-2.6.18.5/kernel/compat.c
--- /home/fmayhar/Static/linux-2.6.18.5/kernel/compat.c 2006-12-01 16:13:05.000000000 -0800
+++ linux-2.6.18.5/kernel/compat.c 2008-03-06 17:26:21.000000000 -0800
@@ -161,18 +161,11 @@ asmlinkage long compat_sys_times(struct
if (tbuf) {
struct compat_tms tmp;
struct task_struct *tsk = current;
- struct task_struct *t;
cputime_t utime, stime, cutime, cstime;

read_lock(&tasklist_lock);
- utime = tsk->signal->utime;
- stime = tsk->signal->stime;
- t = tsk;
- do {
- utime = cputime_add(utime, t->utime);
- stime = cputime_add(stime, t->stime);
- t = next_thread(t);
- } while (t != tsk);
+ utime = tsk->signal->shared_utime;
+ stime = tsk->signal->shared_stime;

/*
* While we have tasklist_lock read-locked, no dying thread
-----------------------------------END-------------------------------------
--
Frank Mayhar <fmayhar@google.com>
Google, Inc.


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