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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 1/3] kvm: keep track of which task is running a KVM vcpu
On 12/03/2010 04:16 PM, Rik van Riel wrote:
> On 12/03/2010 07:17 AM, Srivatsa Vaddagiri wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 02:43:24PM -0500, Rik van Riel wrote:
>>> mutex_lock(&vcpu->mutex);
>>> + vcpu->task = current;
>>
>> Shouldn't we grab reference to current task_struct before storing a
>> pointer to
>> it?
>
> That should not be needed, since current cannot go away without
> setting vcpu->task back to NULL in vcpu_put.
>

However, you do reference vcpu->task from other contexts. So some sort
of safe reference is needed.

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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