[ 3.5.yuz extended stable ] Patch "freezer: exec should clear PF_NOFREEZE along with PF_KTHREAD" has been added to staging queue

Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski herton.krzesinski at canonical.com
Thu Nov 22 04:50:26 UTC 2012

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    freezer: exec should clear PF_NOFREEZE along with PF_KTHREAD

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.yuz extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.yuz tree, see



>From 515e76dc2ae6025a4d85c88832eb8c7008539253 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg at redhat.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:28:12 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] freezer: exec should clear PF_NOFREEZE along with PF_KTHREAD

commit b40a79591ca918e7b91b0d9b6abd5d00f2e88c19 upstream.

flush_old_exec() clears PF_KTHREAD but forgets about PF_NOFREEZE.

Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg at redhat.com>
Acked-by: Tejun Heo <tj at kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki at intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
 fs/exec.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/exec.c b/fs/exec.c
index e95aeed..8726a93 100644
--- a/fs/exec.c
+++ b/fs/exec.c
@@ -1110,7 +1110,8 @@ int flush_old_exec(struct linux_binprm * bprm)
 	bprm->mm = NULL;		/* We're using it now */

-	current->flags &= ~(PF_RANDOMIZE | PF_FORKNOEXEC | PF_KTHREAD);
+	current->flags &=
 	current->personality &= ~bprm->per_clear;


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