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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
Cc: Casey Schaufler <casey@schaufler-ca.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH BUGFIX -rc3] Smack: Don't register smackfs if we're not loaded
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 09:21:19 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.1.00.0803040920080.12253@woody.linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080304131055.GA25577@ubuntu>



On Tue, 4 Mar 2008, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote:
> 
> Smackfs initialization without an enabled Smack leads to
> an early Oops that renders the system unusable.

I really think this is bogus. Global enables like this are just wrong, and 
a sign that something else bad is going on.

What is the oops? Why does it happen?

		Linus

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-04 17:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-04 13:10 Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-04 13:58 ` [PATCH -rc3] Security: Introduce security= boot parameter Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-05 15:29   ` [PATCH -v7 " Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-05 16:33     ` Casey Schaufler
2008-03-05 16:55       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-05 17:43         ` Casey Schaufler
2008-03-05 18:46   ` [PATCH -v7b " Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-04 17:21 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2008-03-04 18:24   ` [PATCH BUGFIX -rc3] Smack: Don't register smackfs if we're not loaded Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-04 16:42 Casey Schaufler
2008-03-04 17:45 Casey Schaufler
2008-03-04 18:12 ` Linus Torvalds
2008-03-05  0:58   ` James Morris
2008-03-05 12:12     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-05 12:44 ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2008-03-05 12:51   ` Ahmed S. Darwish

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