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task_work: add a scheduling point in task_work_run()

It seems commit 4a9d4b0 ("switch fput to task_work_add") re-
introduced the problem addressed in 944be0b ("close_files(): add
scheduling point")

If a server process with a lot of files (say 2 million tcp sockets) is
killed, we can spend a lot of time in task_work_run() and trigger a soft

Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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1 parent ec5da7f commit f341861fb0b701139849f8a85c2d3cdff466e8e8 Eric Dumazet committed with Aug 21, 2012
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  1. +1 −0 kernel/task_work.c
@@ -75,6 +75,7 @@ void task_work_run(void)
p = q->next;
q = p;
+ cond_resched();

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