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SubjectRe: git pull request for tip/tracing/urgent

* Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:

>
> Ingo,
>
> The bug that is fixed by this change can affect users. Most likely it will
> not, since the fault should never happen. But this is a protective
> mechanism, where if it does, that means there is a bug in the tracer.
>
> As you have previously told me, a bug in the tracer should never crash the
> kernel. Since the detection of a fault in the function graph tracer can
> lead to a kernel crash (without this change) I think this qualifies as
> something for 29.

Yeah, definitely so.

> -- Steve
>
>
> The following patch is in:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/linux-2.6-trace.git
>
> branch: tip/tracing/urgent
>
>
> Steven Rostedt (1):
> tracing, x86: fix fixup section to return to original code
>
> ----
> arch/x86/kernel/ftrace.c | 8 +++++---
> 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Pulled into tip:tracing/urgent, thanks Steve!

Ingo


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