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SubjectRe: [RESEND PATCH v3] cpuset: restore sanity to cpuset_cpus_allowed_fallback()
On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 11:50:48AM -0400, Joel Savitz wrote:
> In the case that a process is constrained by taskset(1) (i.e.
> sched_setaffinity(2)) to a subset of available cpus, and all of those are
> subsequently offlined, the scheduler will set tsk->cpus_allowed to
> the current value of task_cs(tsk)->effective_cpus.
> This is done via a call to do_set_cpus_allowed() in the context of
> cpuset_cpus_allowed_fallback() made by the scheduler when this case is
> detected. This is the only call made to cpuset_cpus_allowed_fallback()
> in the latest mainline kernel.
> However, this is not sane behavior.
> Suggested-by: Waiman Long <>
> Suggested-by: Phil Auld <>
> Signed-off-by: Joel Savitz <>

Applied to cgroup/for-5.2-fixes.



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