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:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:46:49 -0600
From:   Timur Tabi <>
To:     Shanker Donthineni <>,
        Catalin Marinas <>
Cc:     Will Deacon <>,
        linux-kernel <>,
        linux-arm-kernel <>,
        Mark Rutland <>,
        James Morse <>,
        Vikram Sethi <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] arm64: Fix the kernel panic() on QDF2400 platform

On 02/23/2017 02:02 PM, Shanker Donthineni wrote:
> The commit 38fd94b0275c 'arm64: Work around Falkor erratum 1003' has
> been added to fix the hardware bug but causing a system crash. The


> value of the register x1 which contains 'struct mm_struct *' should
> be preserved inside macro pre_ttbr0_update_workaround.

The subject line seems a bit vague and alarmist to me.  In my opinion, this 
is more descriptive:

arm64: qcom: pre_ttbr0_update_workaround should not clobber register x1

Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as an affiliate of Qualcomm
Technologies, Inc.  Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the
Code Aurora Forum, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

Powered by blists - more mailing lists