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authorRichard Guy Briggs <>2016-01-13 09:15:18 -0500
committerPaul Moore <>2016-01-13 09:15:18 -0500
commitc4b7a7755f91081e430bbd58fec77194b05f834b (patch)
tree5a1bb4a6f242cc9e50352564d2b5a0674180e499 /kernel/audit.c
parentafd2ff9b7e1b367172f18ba7f693dfb62bdcb2dc (diff)
audit: don't needlessly reset valid wait time
After auditd has recovered from an overflowed queue, the first process that doesn't use reserves to make it through the queue checks should reset the audit backlog wait time to the configured value. After that, there is no need to keep resetting it. Signed-off-by: Richard Guy Briggs <> Signed-off-by: Paul Moore <>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/audit.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/audit.c b/kernel/audit.c
index 5ffcbd354a52..6d00bd1ff249 100644
--- a/kernel/audit.c
+++ b/kernel/audit.c
@@ -1400,7 +1400,7 @@ struct audit_buffer *audit_log_start(struct audit_context *ctx, gfp_t gfp_mask,
return NULL;
- if (!reserve)
+ if (!reserve && !audit_backlog_wait_time)
audit_backlog_wait_time = audit_backlog_wait_time_master;
ab = audit_buffer_alloc(ctx, gfp_mask, type);