lists.openwall.net   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  linux-hardening  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:	Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:28:45 +0200
From:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
To:	Aaro Koskinen <aaro.koskinen@....fi>
Cc:	Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@...il.com>,
	Rob Herring <robherring2@...il.com>,
	Ivaylo Dimitrov <ivo.g.dimitrov.75@...il.com>,
	Russell King <linux@....linux.org.uk>,
	Sebastian Reichel <sre@...ian.org>,
	Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Santosh Shilimkar <santosh.shilimkar@...com>,
	"linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org" 
	<linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: /proc/cpuinfo: Use DT machine name when possible

On Thu 2014-06-19 00:10:39, Aaro Koskinen wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:22:29PM +0200, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > So without this patch DT migration for Nokia N900 cannot be done 
> > without breaking userspace - which is not acceptable...
> 
> I guess the fact is that the Nokia N900 proprietary userspace has
> never worked properly with the mainline kernel without severe patching,
> so you cannot really talk about any regression. If you cannot fix
> those programs, you could still probably emulate the old Nokia kernel's
> /proc/cpuinfo by providing some text file and bind mounting it, no?

Actually, yes, it worked pretty well with some close-to-mainline
kernels.

And bind-mount on /proc/cpuinfo is beyond ugly, don't you think?
									Pavel
-- 
(english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek
(cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at  http://www.tux.org/lkml/

Powered by blists - more mailing lists