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SubjectRe: [RFC] fixing the UML failure root cause
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On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 10:17 PM, Andrew Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 12:53 PM, richard -rw- weinberger
> <richard.weinberger@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Andrew Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu> wrote:
>>> What do you think of this approach?  If it seems good, I'll finish the
>>> patch and submit it.
>>>
>>> With this patch applied, UML appears to work, but it fills the log with
>>> exploit attempt warnings.  Any ideas on what to do about that?
>>>
>>
>> I can confirm that this patch works.
>> And I really like vsyscall=emulate because with that UML can trap vsyscalls. :-)
>
> Are you sure you don't mean vsyscall=native?  I suspect that UML can't
> actually trap vsyscalls in emulate mode right now, although that ought
> to be fixable.
>

Doesn't vsyscall_emu_64.S transform any vsyscall into a real syscall?
So UML can trap it.

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Thanks,
//richard
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