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Date:   Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:58:58 -0700
From:   Dave Hansen <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>,
        Shuah Khan <>
Cc:     Andy Lutomirski <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        the arch/x86 maintainers <>
Subject: Re: Linux 4.17-rc1 - kernel paging errors running x86 selftests

On 04/16/2018 10:56 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 10:43 AM, Linus Torvalds
> <> wrote:
>> I don't see *why* it would be badly set up, and that test works fine
>> for me, though.
> I'm wrong. I can see it too. My desktop was running 18b7fd1c93e5 (my
> kernel from Saturday, I hadn't rebooted it since), but I had 4.17-rc1
> in kvmtool and on my laptop, and I see the problem in both cases.
> So this came in recently, and I bet it's the global pages series from
> Dave Hansen, although there were a few other things that came in
> during the last day.

Joerg just found and fixed something that would be poked by the x86

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