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Re: libc failure

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: libc failure
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 10:21:01 +0100
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On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 10:08:08AM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> It's indeed the case that a bombardement of exceptions are generated, and
> eventually the kernel gets short on reply ports or so.  The exception
> management in glibc and the proc server looks peculiar.  Roland, do you have
> an idea what happens if you receive an exception in a fork?
> Is that related to the critical section lock?
> Even if the task refuses to cooperate, proc should notice the exceptions
> and kill the task, right?

Misunderstanding by me.  It seems that only exceptions for the signal thread
are handled by proc.  So it doesn't seem that the proc server is involved at
all, and I only have to look at the signal thread.


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