Re: [Linux-ia64] Re: prctl patch for fpu faults

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2001-10-11 08:27:42
>>>>> On Wed, 10 Oct 2001 08:59:36 -0500 (CDT), Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com> said:

  Jack> There should be a way a site can change the default logging
  Jack> behavior & have it apply to ALL tasks..

I agree.  In theory, if you can change the behavior of "init", you'll
change the behavior of all subsequent tasks (the settings are
inherited across fork).  If you're willing to hack /etc/inittab, you
could probably do that with the "prctl" utility today (or perhaps even
with prctl + a suitable kernel command line), but none of these
solutions seem to be very pretty.  Perhaps someone can come up with a
cleaner solution?

	--david
Received on Wed Oct 10 15:27:45 2001

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