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SubjectRe: Regression - Xorg start failed
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 04:35:31PM -0800, Chris Wright wrote:
> * Linus Torvalds (torvalds@linux-foundation.org) wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 11:53 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Probably should revert first, then work out what is crapping out libpciaccess.
> >
> > Yeah, I'll revert. The patch is one of those "obviously a good idea,
> > but in practice it's not something we can change now".
>
> Turns out I'm just a bona fide idiot.
>
> I was not testing the right kernel _and_ didn't get the logic right.
>
> sorry for the screw up,
> -chris
> ---
>
> Subject: [PATCH] pci: use security_capable correctly during config space read
>
> Commit 47970b1 ("pci: use security_capable() when checking capablities
> during config space read") is just plain broken. The normal capable()
> interface returns true on success, but the LSM interface returns 0 on
> success.

Chris, linus has reverted the original commit, so this does not apply.

Anyway I have tested this one, it works well. Feel free add my Tested-by line.

>
> Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>
> ---
>
> I've tested this quickly (lspci behaviour is as expected).
>
> diff --git a/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c b/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
> index f7771f3..ea25e5b 100644
> --- a/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
> +++ b/drivers/pci/pci-sysfs.c
> @@ -369,7 +369,7 @@ pci_read_config(struct file *filp, struct kobject *kobj,
> u8 *data = (u8*) buf;
>
> /* Several chips lock up trying to read undefined config space */
> - if (security_capable(filp->f_cred, CAP_SYS_ADMIN)) {
> + if (security_capable(filp->f_cred, CAP_SYS_ADMIN) == 0) {
> size = dev->cfg_size;
> } else if (dev->hdr_type == PCI_HEADER_TYPE_CARDBUS) {
> size = 128;
>
>


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