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SubjectRe: [patch 05/11 -mmotm] oom: fix possible oom_dump_tasks NULL pointer
On Sun, 10 May 2009 15:07:16 -0700 (PDT)
David Rientjes <> wrote:

> When /proc/sys/vm/oom_dump_tasks is enabled, it is possible to get a NULL
> pointer for tasks that have detached mm's since task_lock() is not held
> during the tasklist scan.

ok. But a better changelog would have told us how the patch fixes the

This patch series is partially core MM and partially drivers/staging.
I don't normally handle staging things, so I'd need to be cherrypicking
from this lot. Is there any interdependency between the two things?

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