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Subject[tip:x86/vdso] x86-64: Remove vsyscall number 3 (venosys)
Commit-ID:  bb5fe2f78eadf5a52d8dcbf9a57728fd107af97b
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/bb5fe2f78eadf5a52d8dcbf9a57728fd107af97b
Author: Andy Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu>
AuthorDate: Sun, 5 Jun 2011 13:50:22 -0400
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
CommitDate: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 09:43:14 +0200

x86-64: Remove vsyscall number 3 (venosys)

It just segfaults since April 2008 (a4928cff), so I'm pretty
sure that nothing uses it. And having an empty section makes
the linker script a bit fragile.

Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@mit.edu>
Cc: Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
Cc: Jan Beulich <JBeulich@novell.com>
Cc: richard -rw- weinberger <richard.weinberger@gmail.com>
Cc: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@it.uu.se>
Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
Cc: Louis Rilling <Louis.Rilling@kerlabs.com>
Cc: Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu
Cc: pageexec@freemail.hu
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/4a4abcf47ecadc269f2391a313576fe6d06acef7.1307292171.git.luto@mit.edu
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
---
arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S | 4 ----
arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c | 5 -----
2 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
index 98b378d..4f90082 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S
@@ -182,10 +182,6 @@ SECTIONS
*(.vsyscall_2)
}

- .vsyscall_3 ADDR(.vsyscall_0) + 3072: AT(VLOAD(.vsyscall_3)) {
- *(.vsyscall_3)
- }
-
. = ALIGN(__vsyscall_0 + PAGE_SIZE, PAGE_SIZE);

#undef VSYSCALL_ADDR
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c b/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
index 9b2f3f5..70a5f6e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/vsyscall_64.c
@@ -209,11 +209,6 @@ vgetcpu(unsigned *cpu, unsigned *node, struct getcpu_cache *tcache)
return 0;
}

-static long __vsyscall(3) venosys_1(void)
-{
- return -ENOSYS;
-}
-
/* Assume __initcall executes before all user space. Hopefully kmod
doesn't violate that. We'll find out if it does. */
static void __cpuinit vsyscall_set_cpu(int cpu)

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