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SubjectRe: crash in entry.S restore_all, 2.6.12-rc2, x86, PAGEALLOC

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> So I really think that the _correct_ fix is literally to move the "cli"
> in the sysenter path down two lines. It doesn't just "hide" the bug, it
> literally fixes is.
OK, Linus, I find it amazing that you
like all my patches, even though I myself
think they are wrong:)
I still have those two questions however:
1. Does the "later sti" fixes the problem
also in case of an NMI? I mean, why can't
you just be NMI'ed before you did sti?
NMI uses the restore_all too IIRC.
2. How can one be sure there are no more
of the like places where the stack is left

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