staging: android: lowmemorykiller: Don't wait more than one second for a process...
Arve Hjønnevåg [Fri, 13 Jan 2012 18:21:25 +0000 (22:21 +0400)]
If a process forked and the child process was killed by the
lowmemorykiller, the lowmemory killer would be disabled until
the parent process reaped the child or it died itself.

Signed-off-by: Arve Hjønnevåg <arve@android.com>
Signed-off-by: Anton Vorontsov <anton.vorontsov@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>

drivers/staging/android/lowmemorykiller.c

index 2d8d2b7..efc7dc1 100644 (file)
@@ -54,6 +54,7 @@ static size_t lowmem_minfree[6] = {
 static int lowmem_minfree_size = 4;
 
 static struct task_struct *lowmem_deathpending;
+static unsigned long lowmem_deathpending_timeout;
 
 #define lowmem_print(level, x...)                      \
        do {                                            \
@@ -103,7 +104,8 @@ static int lowmem_shrink(struct shrinker *s, struct shrink_control *sc)
         * Note: Currently you need CONFIG_PROFILING
         * for this to work correctly.
         */
-       if (lowmem_deathpending)
+       if (lowmem_deathpending &&
+           time_before_eq(jiffies, lowmem_deathpending_timeout))
                return 0;
 
        if (lowmem_adj_size < array_size)
@@ -178,6 +180,7 @@ static int lowmem_shrink(struct shrinker *s, struct shrink_control *sc)
                 */
 #ifdef CONFIG_PROFILING
                lowmem_deathpending = selected;
+               lowmem_deathpending_timeout = jiffies + HZ;
                task_handoff_register(&task_nb);
 #endif
                force_sig(SIGKILL, selected);