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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.16 121/178] kvm: arm/arm64: Fix locking for kvm_free_stage2_pgd
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On Mon, 2017-07-17 at 16:12 +0100, Suzuki K Poulose wrote:
> On 16/07/17 14:56, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > 3.16.46-rc1 review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> > From: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@arm.com>
> >
[...]
> There is a follow up patch for this one to make sure we check/free the PGD under the
> mmu_lock.
>
> commit 6c0d706b563af73 ("kvm: arm/arm64: Fix race in resetting stage2 PGD")
>
> So unless you want to fold that in, this looks alright. Looks like we missed a Cc:
> stable for that. I will send it to stable soon.

That does look like a fix suitable for stable. So far as I can see,
though, "kvm: arm/arm64: Fix locking for kvm_free_stage2_pgd" does not
introduce a regression - right? So I don't have to apply the two at
the same time.

Ben.

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Ben Hutchings
Quantity is no substitute for quality, but it's the only one we've got.

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