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Subject[patch] paravirt: re-enable COMPAT_VDSO
Subject: [patch] paravirt: re-enable COMPAT_VDSO
From: Ingo Molnar <>

CONFIG_PARAVIRT broke old glibc bootup: it silently turned off the
selectability of CONFIG_COMPAT_VDSO and thus rendered distro kernels
unbootable on old-style VDSO glibc setups.

the proper solution is to keep COMPAT_VDSO available - if a hypervisor
needs any modification of that concept then we'll judge those changes in
full context, once those changes are submitted.

Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
arch/i386/Kconfig | 1 -
1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux/arch/i386/Kconfig
--- linux.orig/arch/i386/Kconfig
+++ linux/arch/i386/Kconfig
@@ -897,7 +897,6 @@ config HOTPLUG_CPU
bool "Compat VDSO support"
default y
- depends on !PARAVIRT
Map the VDSO to the predictable old-style address too.
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