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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Gerd Hoffman's move-vsyscall-into-user-address-range patch
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On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 17:43 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
> >
> > Name: Move vsyscall page out of fixmap into normal vma as per mmap
>
> This causes mysterious hangs when starting init.
>
> Distro is RH FC1, running SysVinit-2.85-5.
>
> dmesg, sysrq-T and .config are at
> http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/stuff/log-vmm - nothing leaps
> out.
>
> This is the second time recently when a patch has caused this machine to
> oddly hang in init. It's possible that there's a bug of some form in that
> version of init that we'll need to know about and take care of in some
> fashion.
>

hmm curious; FC1 already had the Exec Shield patchkit... otoh no
vsyscall table I suppose

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