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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] swapper fixes (Was: kernel panic on kill(0, SIGTERM) with PGID == 0)
On Mon, 10 May 2010 21:49:17 +0200
Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Mathias Krause reports that a buggy (or special) /sbin/init can
> crash the kernel if it sends a signal to its pgrp/sid before it
> changes its initial (0,0) pids. See the changelog for 1/4.
>
> git-bisect blames "start the global /sbin/init with 0,0 special pids"
> commit 430c623121ea88ca80595c99fdc63b7f8a803ae5, but in fact the
> problem was caused by another change, see 2/4.
>
> The patches do not depend on each other, 3/4 fixes another problem,
> 4/4 is purely cosmetic.
>

Do you see a need to merge these into 2.6.34? (I don't)


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