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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/10] NOTIFIER: Take over TIF_MCE_NOTIFY and implement task return notifier
On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 05:36:42PM -0400, Luck, Tony wrote:
> From: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>
>
> Existing user return notifier mechanism is designed to catch a specific
> cpu just as it returns to run any task in user mode. We also need a
> machanism to catch a specific task.

Why do we need that? I mean, in the remaining patches we end up either
running memory_failure() or sending signals to a task. Can't we do it
all in the user return notifier and not have a different notifier for
each policy?

Thanks.

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