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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drbd: fix regression 'out of mem, failed to invoke fence-peer helper'
On 2014-07-09 21:18, Philipp Reisner wrote:
> From: Lars Ellenberg <>
> Since linux kernel 3.13, kthread_run() internally uses
> wait_for_completion_killable(). We sometimes may use kthread_run()
> while we still have a signal pending, which we used to kick our threads
> out of potentially blocking network functions, causing kthread_run() to
> mistake that as a new fatal signal and fail.
> Fix: flush_signals() before kthread_run().

Applied - should this have been marked stable, if it affects 3..13+ kernels?

Jens Axboe

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