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Date:	Thu, 1 Jul 2010 16:33:26 +0200
From:	Oleg Nesterov <>
To:	Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Sridhar Samudrala <>, Tejun Heo <>,
	netdev <>,
	lkml <>,
	"" <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Dmitri Vorobiev <>,
	Jiri Kosina <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Andi Kleen <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH repost] sched: export sched_set/getaffinity to modules

On 07/01, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 16:08 +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> > Maybe it makes sense to add kthread_clone (in addition to
> > kthread_create) that would do what you suggest?
> > If yes, any hints on an implementation?
> I think that's called kernel_thread() see
> kernel/kthread.c:create_kthread().

Well, strictly speaking kernel_thread() doesn't create the kernel thread.
Unless the caller is the kernel thread. And daemonize() is deprecated.
kernel_thread() just forks the CLONE_VM + flags child.


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