How Fiasco reclaim task resources when the task exits (abnormally) ?

Adam Lackorzynski adam at
Mon Jun 10 00:33:17 CEST 2013

On Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 00:50:03 -0700, BogDan wrote:
> What happens with a task resources when a task crashes or it leaks
> resources at exit?
> How this resources (e.g. memory, file descriptors, any other
> capabilities) are reclaimed  back by the o.s. ? 

FDs and caps are local to the task, so just memory. Providers need to
check whether there are any further users of their resource and if not
they can free it (the kernel provides support for doing so).

Adam                 adam at

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