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authorChristoph Lameter <christoph@lameter.com>2005-06-24 23:13:50 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-06-25 17:10:13 -0700
commit3e1d1d28d99dabe63c64f7f40f1ca1d646de1f73 (patch)
treed1e7c1e2e8902072042aefc3a7976b271cf76021 /arch/h8300
parentb3e112bcc19abd8e9657dca34a87316786e096f3 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-3e1d1d28d99dabe63c64f7f40f1ca1d646de1f73.tar.gz
[PATCH] Cleanup patch for process freezing
1. Establish a simple API for process freezing defined in linux/include/sched.h: frozen(process) Check for frozen process freezing(process) Check if a process is being frozen freeze(process) Tell a process to freeze (go to refrigerator) thaw_process(process) Restart process frozen_process(process) Process is frozen now 2. Remove all references to PF_FREEZE and PF_FROZEN from all kernel sources except sched.h 3. Fix numerous locations where try_to_freeze is manually done by a driver 4. Remove the argument that is no longer necessary from two function calls. 5. Some whitespace cleanup 6. Clear potential race in refrigerator (provides an open window of PF_FREEZE cleared before setting PF_FROZEN, recalc_sigpending does not check PF_FROZEN). This patch does not address the problem of freeze_processes() violating the rule that a task may only modify its own flags by setting PF_FREEZE. This is not clean in an SMP environment. freeze(process) is therefore not SMP safe! Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <christoph@lameter.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/h8300')
-rw-r--r--arch/h8300/kernel/signal.c4
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/arch/h8300/kernel/signal.c b/arch/h8300/kernel/signal.c
index a4799d633ef4..5aab87eae1f9 100644
--- a/arch/h8300/kernel/signal.c
+++ b/arch/h8300/kernel/signal.c
@@ -517,10 +517,8 @@ asmlinkage int do_signal(struct pt_regs *regs, sigset_t *oldset)
if ((regs->ccr & 0x10))
return 1;
- if (current->flags & PF_FREEZE) {
- refrigerator(0);
+ if (try_to_freeze())
goto no_signal;
- }
current->thread.esp0 = (unsigned long) regs;