Re: kernel BUG at kernel/exit.c:792!

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Dec 03 2003 - 15:02:25 EST

On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Srivatsa Vaddagiri wrote:

> > maybe i am wrong, but wouldnt a 'break' in the do-while suffice rather
> > than a goto ?
> I was not sure if the pid_alive check inside the do-while loop is for
> leader_task only or for non-leader tasks also. If that check is for
> non-leader tasks also, then we would like to retain it still ..

only the starting point should be checked. If the starting point is wrong
then we have no access to the 'thread list' anymore. If the starting point
is alive then all the thread-list walking within the tasklist_lock is

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