ACK: [Natty/SRU][PATCH] ipc/sem.c: fix race with concurrent semtimedop() timeouts and IPC_RMID
rtg.canonical at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 20:09:49 UTC 2012
On 03/02/2012 09:18 AM, Herton R. Krzesinski wrote:
> SRU justification
> Kernel crash, due to race explained in upstream bug report:
> In practice likely to happen on a highly loaded webserver
> Upstream commit d694ad62bf539dbb20a0899ac2a954555f9e4a83
> I'll attach to this bug as well.
> - Build with gcc -o timedrm timedrm.cpp -lpthread
> - Run with "test 250", sometimes you have to run more than one time to get the
> oops, but it's very easy to get the crash.
> Note: only needed for natty. The problem affects 2.6.35 and later, but
> we already got fixes for Maverick/Oneiric through stable, Precise has
> the fix in also.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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