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From: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu
To: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH mm] stop c_p_a corrupting the pds
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 21:05:35 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <26590.1202263535@turing-police.cc.vt.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 05 Feb 2008 22:27:21 GMT." <Pine.LNX.4.64.0802052226140.11822@blonde.site>

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On Tue, 05 Feb 2008 22:27:21 GMT, Hugh Dickins said:
> When change_page_attr splits a large page on x86_32 (without PAE), it is
> currently corrupting every process's page directory: fix that by removing
> the thinko which passes down a physical instead of a virtual address -
> this version of the patch being the hotfix for 2.6.24-mm1.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>

<snark>
I *knew* there was a reason we should have had this patch series in -mm for a while.
</snark>

:)

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-06  2:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 22:26 [PATCH] " Hugh Dickins
2008-02-05 22:27 ` [PATCH mm] " Hugh Dickins
2008-02-06  2:05   ` Valdis.Kletnieks [this message]
2008-02-06  4:49     ` Hugh Dickins
2008-02-06  8:26 ` [PATCH] " Ingo Molnar

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