Yuri | 1 Jan 04:11 2002

Re: How can process in STOP state consume 200% CPU?

On 06/28/2011 17:24, Sergey Babkin wrote:
> (Sorry about quoting, it doesn't always work well from the web client).
> Most probably the process is running in an endless loop in the kernel 
> mode.
> Where it got after entering the STOP state. Remember, the signals are 
> processed
> only after the process exits from the kernel mode to the user mode, 
> and so are the
> scheduling states. While it's in the kernel mode, you can't do anything
> to it other than use the kernel debugger.

How is this normally possible to make program to loop in kernel mode on 
-STABLE kernel? Doesn't this mean bug in kernel?


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