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Subject[PATCH 06/20] signal/sh: Use force_sig(SIGKILL) instead of do_group_exit(SIGKILL)
Today the sh code allocates memory the first time a process uses
the fpu. If that memory allocation fails, kill the affected task
with force_sig(SIGKILL) rather than do_group_exit(SIGKILL).

Calling do_group_exit from an exception handler can potentially lead
to dead locks as do_group_exit is not designed to be called from
interrupt context. Instead use force_sig(SIGKILL) to kill the
userspace process. Sending signals in general and force_sig in
particular has been tested from interrupt context so there should be
no problems.

Cc: Yoshinori Sato <ysato@users.sourceforge.jp>
Cc: Rich Felker <dalias@libc.org>
Cc: linux-sh@vger.kernel.org
Fixes: 0ea820cf9bf5 ("sh: Move over to dynamically allocated FPU context.")
Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
---
arch/sh/kernel/cpu/fpu.c | 10 ++++++----
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/sh/kernel/cpu/fpu.c b/arch/sh/kernel/cpu/fpu.c
index ae354a2931e7..fd6db0ab1928 100644
--- a/arch/sh/kernel/cpu/fpu.c
+++ b/arch/sh/kernel/cpu/fpu.c
@@ -62,18 +62,20 @@ void fpu_state_restore(struct pt_regs *regs)
}

if (!tsk_used_math(tsk)) {
- local_irq_enable();
+ int ret;
/*
* does a slab alloc which can sleep
*/
- if (init_fpu(tsk)) {
+ local_irq_enable();
+ ret = init_fpu(tsk);
+ local_irq_disable();
+ if (ret) {
/*
* ran out of memory!
*/
- do_group_exit(SIGKILL);
+ force_sig(SIGKILL);
return;
}
- local_irq_disable();
}

grab_fpu(regs);
--
2.20.1
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