Commit 5081dde3 authored by Nick Piggin's avatar Nick Piggin Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] oom: kthread infinite loop fix

Skip kernel threads, rather than having them return 0 from badness.
Theoretically, badness might truncate all results to 0, thus a kernel thread
might be picked first, causing an infinite loop.
Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent af5b9124
......@@ -207,6 +207,9 @@ static struct task_struct *select_bad_process(unsigned long *ppoints)
unsigned long points;
int releasing;
/* skip kernel threads */
if (!p->mm)
/* skip the init task with pid == 1 */
if (p->pid == 1)
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