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From: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
To: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Cc: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>,
	Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@plumgrid.com>,
	Will Drewry <wad@chromium.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	X86 ML <x86@kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86: entry_32.S: change ESPFIX test to not touch PT_OLDSS(%esp)
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 08:18:28 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CALCETrVydzWCQ03=UDb4paT6y8_YULn08pgoYng8-oHF4ZAv7w@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150309151355.GA21109@gmail.com>

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 8:13 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> * Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> > That being said, what ends up in the high bits of esp when we iret
>> > to vm86 mode?
>>
>> I don't know. I guess it's time to write an actual vm86 testcase :)
>
> Btw., could you please stick it and your other testcases into
> tools/x86/tests/ or so? Having such a testsuite would ease maintenance
> considerably.
>

My excuse used to be that the test actively exploited really nasty
security issues.  Then it was that I was waiting for the
infrastructure to stabilize a bit.  I'll go see how it's looking now.

--Andy

> Thanks,
>
>         Ingo



-- 
Andy Lutomirski
AMA Capital Management, LLC

  reply	other threads:[~2015-03-09 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-03-09 14:05 Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 14:18 ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 15:00   ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 15:09     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 19:31       ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 15:13     ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-09 15:18       ` Andy Lutomirski [this message]
2015-03-09 15:47       ` Steven Rostedt
2015-03-09 15:54         ` Ingo Molnar
2015-03-09 16:08 ` Linus Torvalds
2015-03-09 16:28   ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 16:44     ` Linus Torvalds
2015-03-09 17:44       ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-03-09 19:13         ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 19:26           ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-03-09 19:51             ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 17:42   ` H. Peter Anvin
2015-03-09 17:45     ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 17:59       ` Linus Torvalds
2015-03-09 18:04         ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-09 18:16           ` Linus Torvalds
2015-03-09 18:32             ` Denys Vlasenko
2015-03-09 18:36             ` Andy Lutomirski
2015-03-10  6:25               ` Ingo Molnar

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