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From: Manish Katiyar <>
To: Sri Ram Vemulpali <>
Cc: Kernel-newbies <>,
	linux-kernel-mail <>
Subject: Re: process exception
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 14:36:19 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Sri Ram Vemulpali
<> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  This is regarding segment fault. Is there any feature that we can
> allow kernel to kill only the thread that generate seg fault rather
> than killing whole process in which it is running. Why is that we did
> not implement in such way. Is there any specific reason. Thanks in
> advance for explanation.

What is the guarantee that whole process isn't hosed up ? For example
let's say a global pointer became NULL and we died accessing it from 1
of the threads. I'm not sure if it would be better to have 'N'
coredumps as opposed to just 1.

Thanks -

      reply	other threads:[~2011-01-31 22:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-31 22:31 Sri Ram Vemulpali
2011-01-31 22:36 ` Manish Katiyar [this message]

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