Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Philippe Gerum wrote:
>> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> this looks suspicious to me:
>>>
>>> static inline void do_taskexit_event(struct task_struct *p)
>>> {
>>>     ...
>>>     if (xnpod_shadow_p())
>>>             xnshadow_relax(0);
>>>
>>> A) The only call context of this hook is do_exit() - and that's Linux
>>> kernel code which should always run in secondary mode, no?
>>>
>> It is a left-over from the days when do_exit() could be called from primary 
>> context directly on behalf on the shadow unmapping code; now we go through 
>> an 
>> APC, so that should be ok.
> 
> Mmm, then I wonder if we shouldn't be able to drop the explicit
> xnpod_schedule() from do_taskexit_event() as well: we always enter this
> code over the ROOT thread, and xnpod_delete_thread() will only kill a
> suspended thread. So there should be no need to reschedule afterwards.
> Will post an updated patch.
>

Nak, the deletion hook may alter the scheduling state.

> Jan
> 


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