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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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