Re: Oops in pdflush

From: Andrew Morton <akpm_at_osdl.org>
Date: 2004-02-28 23:00:34
Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
>
> Keith Owens <kaos@sgi.com> wrote:
> >
> >  >So if I'm reading this right, we get a case that looks like unbounded
> >  >recursion:
> >  >
> >  >	pdflush -> start_one_pdflush_thread -> kernel_thread -> pdflush ...
> >  >
> 
> Yes.  Ow.  Thanks.

Having just looked at the code, I don't understand the problem.

If kernel thread A starts kernel thread B and kernel thread B starts
kernel thread C and so on, how does that cause stack windup?

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Received on Sat Feb 28 07:00:33 2004

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