uml: kernel_thread shouldn't panic
Jeff Dike [Sun, 6 May 2007 21:51:23 +0000 (14:51 -0700)]
kernel_thread() should just return an error value on do_fork failure, not
panic.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Dike <jdike@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade@yahoo.it>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

arch/um/kernel/process.c

index 9ac9944..8d2c549 100644 (file)
@@ -97,8 +97,6 @@ int kernel_thread(int (*fn)(void *), void * arg, unsigned long flags)
        current->thread.request.u.thread.arg = arg;
        pid = do_fork(CLONE_VM | CLONE_UNTRACED | flags, 0,
                      &current->thread.regs, 0, NULL, NULL);
-       if(pid < 0)
-               panic("do_fork failed in kernel_thread, errno = %d", pid);
        return pid;
 }