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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] devmem and readahead fixes for 2.6.33
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 05:50:50PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 21:31:57 -0800
> Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 12:59:14PM +0800, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > > Andrew,
> > >
> > > Here are some good fixes for 2.6.33, they have been floating around
> > > with other patches for some time. I should really seperate them out
> > > earlier..
> > >
> > > Greg,
> > >
> > > The first two patches are on devmem. 2.6.32 also needs fixing, however
> > > the patches can only apply cleanly to 2.6.33. I can do backporting if
> > > necessary.
> > >
> > > [PATCH 1/4] devmem: check vmalloc address on kmem read/write
> > > [PATCH 2/4] devmem: fix kmem write bug on memory holes
> >
> > After these hit Linus's tree, please send the backport to
> > stable@kernel.org and I will be glad to queue them up.
> >
>
> I tagged the first two patches for -stable and shall send them in for 2.6.33.
>
> The second two patches aren't quite as obvious - perhaps a risk of
> weird regressions. So I'm thinking I'll send them in for 2.6.34-rc1
> and I tagged them as "[2.6.33.x]" for -stable, so you can feed them
> into 2.6.33.x once 2.6.34-rcX has had a bit of testing time, OK?

OK, I'll send the patches to stable kernel once they hit mainline.

Thanks,
Fengguang


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