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SubjectRe: [patch] fixed both processes in D state and the /proc/ oopses [Re: [patch] Fixed the race that was oopsing Linux-2.2.0]
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> Anyway, for 2.2.1 I don't even want to be clever. As it is (with the bogus
> array.c race "fixes" removed), the page may get freed without any kernel
> lock, and we may return _completely_ bogus information, but that is (a)
> extremely unlikely in the first place and (b) basically harmless and
> pretty much impossible to exploit.

(c) you can check if the thing has disappeared after using it and clear
the buffer if so.


Alan


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