oom: thaw threads if oom killed thread is frozen before deferring
authorDavid Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Tue, 1 Nov 2011 00:07:07 +0000 (17:07 -0700)
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Tue, 1 Nov 2011 00:30:45 +0000 (17:30 -0700)
If a thread has been oom killed and is frozen, thaw it before returning to
the page allocator.  Otherwise, it can stay frozen indefinitely and no
memory will be freed.

Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Reported-by: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov@openvz.org>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
Cc: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.cz>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

index 626303b..d897262 100644 (file)
@@ -32,6 +32,7 @@
 #include <linux/mempolicy.h>
 #include <linux/security.h>
 #include <linux/ptrace.h>
+#include <linux/freezer.h>
 int sysctl_panic_on_oom;
 int sysctl_oom_kill_allocating_task;
@@ -317,8 +318,11 @@ static struct task_struct *select_bad_process(unsigned int *ppoints,
                 * blocked waiting for another task which itself is waiting
                 * for memory. Is there a better alternative?
-               if (test_tsk_thread_flag(p, TIF_MEMDIE))
+               if (test_tsk_thread_flag(p, TIF_MEMDIE)) {
+                       if (unlikely(frozen(p)))
+                               thaw_process(p);
                        return ERR_PTR(-1UL);
+               }
                if (!p->mm)