lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Thu, 7 Jan 2010 16:41:43 -0800 (PST)
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>
cc:	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Christoph Lameter <>,
	Arjan van de Ven <>,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"" <>,
	"hugh.dickins" <>,
	Nick Piggin <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 6/8] mm: handle_speculative_fault()

On Thu, 7 Jan 2010, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>  - the patch I sent out just falls back to the old code if it finds 
>    something fishy, so it will do whatever do_brk() does regardless.

Btw, I'd like to state it again - the patch I sent out was not ready to be 
applied. I'm pretty sure it should check things like certain vm_flags 
too(VM_LOCKED etc), and fall back for those cases as well.

So the patch was more meant to illustrate the _concept_ than meant to 
necessarily be taken seriously as-is.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists