Bug 590864 - Unkillable processes
Summary: Unkillable processes
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Jiri Olsa
QA Contact: Zhouping Liu
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-10 20:17 UTC by Casey Dahlin
Modified: 2018-11-14 19:40 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Environment:
Last Closed: 2011-01-13 21:31:28 UTC
Target Upstream Version:


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Reproducer (619 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2010-05-10 20:17 UTC, Casey Dahlin
no flags Details


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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:0017 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update 2011-01-13 10:37:42 UTC

Description Casey Dahlin 2010-05-10 20:17:05 UTC
Created attachment 412958 [details]
Reproducer

Customer sees the attached reproducer produce unkillable processes. The attached patch has been shown to resolve the issue in a GSS-provided test-kernel.

Comment 1 Casey Dahlin 2010-05-10 20:17:51 UTC
On second thought I'll link the patch since its already hosted.

http://ck.kolivas.org/patches/bfs//old/clone-fix-race-between-copy_process-and-de_thread.patch

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2010-05-12 15:21:07 UTC
cscope-15.7a-1.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/cscope-15.7a-1.fc12

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2010-05-13 19:29:53 UTC
cscope-15.7a-1.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Oleg Nesterov 2010-09-02 20:44:24 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
>
> On second thought I'll link the patch since its already hosted.
> 
> http://ck.kolivas.org/patches/bfs//old/clone-fix-race-between-copy_process-and-de_thread.patch

Yes, this patch should fix the problem. I think the backport is trivial.
Will do tomorrow, although I hope Jiri can do this before me ;)

Comment 8 RHEL Program Management 2010-09-07 23:19:32 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.

Comment 11 Jarod Wilson 2010-09-15 14:01:12 UTC
in kernel-2.6.18-221.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5

Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.

Comment 15 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-13 21:31:28 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html


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