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SubjectRe: PATCH: Fix VMI and COMPAT_VDSO for 2.6.21

* Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> wrote:

> Zachary Amsden wrote:
> >VMI is broken under COMPAT_VDSO, as Xen and other non hardware
> >assisted hypervisors will be. I have been working on a fix for this
> >which works for older glibcs that panic when the new relocatable VDSO
> >is used. However, I believe at this time that the fix is going to be
> >too radical to consider at this stage in the release of 2.6.21. We
> >don't expect this config option to be turned on by vendors for new
> >distributions, so at this point we are willing to drop support for it
> >when VMI is compiled in, and work on a patch for 2.6.22 which more
> >fully addresses the problem.
> >
> >Please apply, thanks.

makes sense. We can do Jan's relocatable-COMPAT_VDSO thing in v2.6.22,
but for v2.6.21 that's way too intrusive.

Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

> I suppose it would be better if I attached the patch.

it certainly helps ;-)

Ingo
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