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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Reading the VDSO area - i386
John Blackwood wrote:
> I was doing some tests that attempt to read the VDSO area of a
> task through either the /proc/pid/mem or ptrace(PTRACE_PEEKTEXT,
> ...) interfaces, and it seems that when the CONFIG_COMPAT_VDSO kernel
> parameter is enabled, we can no longer successfully read the VDSO area
> on i386 kernels.

Thanks. Someone else noticed this recently, and posted a near-identical
patch. But I can't seem to find it right now...

Andrew, Andi: do you remember something like this passing by?

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