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From: Jane Chu <jane.chu@oracle.com>
To: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
Cc: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	"linux-mm@kvack.org" <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: hwpoison: use do_send_sig_info() instead of force_sig() (Re: PMEM error-handling forces SIGKILL causes kernel panic)
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:07:09 -0800
Message-ID: <6fa27824-d86d-f642-db7c-a13faaac527d@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190116233207.GA5868@hori1.linux.bs1.fc.nec.co.jp>



On 1/16/2019 3:32 PM, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
> Hi Jane,
> 
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 09:56:02AM -0800, Jane Chu wrote:
>> Hi, Naoya,
>>
>> On 1/16/2019 1:30 AM, Naoya Horiguchi wrote:
>>
>>      diff --git a/mm/memory-failure.c b/mm/memory-failure.c
>>      index 7c72f2a95785..831be5ff5f4d 100644
>>      --- a/mm/memory-failure.c
>>      +++ b/mm/memory-failure.c
>>      @@ -372,7 +372,8 @@ static void kill_procs(struct list_head *to_kill, int forcekill, bool fail,
>>                              if (fail || tk->addr_valid == 0) {
>>                                      pr_err("Memory failure: %#lx: forcibly killing %s:%d because of failure to unmap corrupted page\n",
>>                                             pfn, tk->tsk->comm, tk->tsk->pid);
>>      -                               force_sig(SIGKILL, tk->tsk);
>>      +                               do_send_sig_info(SIGKILL, SEND_SIG_PRIV,
>>      +                                                tk->tsk, PIDTYPE_PID);
>>                              }
>>
>>
>> Since we don't care the return from do_send_sig_info(), would you mind to
>> prefix it with (void) ?
> 
> Sorry, I'm not sure about the benefit to do casting the return value
> just being ignored, so personally I'd like keeping the code simple.
> Do you have some in mind?

It's just coding style I'm used to, no big deal.
Up to you to decide. :)

thanks,
-jane

> 
> - Naoya
> 

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <e3c4c0e0-1434-4353-b893-2973c04e7ff7@oracle.com>
2019-01-09 23:49 ` PMEM error-handling forces SIGKILL causes kernel panic Dan Williams
2019-01-11  8:14   ` Naoya Horiguchi
2019-01-16  9:30     ` [PATCH] mm: hwpoison: use do_send_sig_info() instead of force_sig() (Re: PMEM error-handling forces SIGKILL causes kernel panic) Naoya Horiguchi
2019-01-16 16:55       ` Dan Williams
     [not found]       ` <97e179e1-8a3a-5acb-78c1-a4b06b33db4c@oracle.com>
2019-01-16 23:32         ` Naoya Horiguchi
2019-01-17  1:07           ` Jane Chu [this message]
2019-01-17  9:44             ` William Kucharski

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