On Tuesday 07 December 2004 05:55, blaisorblade_spam@... wrote:
> From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@...>
Gerd, I've sent this to you since you've been working on the terminal-cleanup.
You might as well get some ideas from this one - and it or some cleaned-up
version will be merged for 2.6.11.
P.S.: I've not yet got an answer about your general-protection-fault patch and
the issues I raised up. What about that?
> If UML wants to open an xterm channel and the xterm does not run properly
> (eg. terminates soon after starting) we will get a hang (a comment added in
> the patch explains why).
> This avoids the most common cause for this and adds a comment (which long
> term will go away with a rewrite of that code); the complete fix would be
> to catch the xterm process dying, up(&data->sem), and -EIO all requests
> from that point onwards.
> That applies for some of the other channels too, so part of the code should
> probably be abstracted a little and generalized.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wedgwood <cw@...>
> Signed-off-by: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade_spam@...>
> (modified) Signed-off-by: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso
> <blaisorblade_spam@...> ---
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