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SubjectRe: [RFC v2] x86-64: Allow emulated vsyscalls from user addresses
On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 08:58:56AM -0400, Andrew Lutomirski wrote:
> > Also, what do we do with userspace which decides to hardcode "int 0x4[012]"
> > somewhere in the meantime?
>
> Break it? Any code that does that will get an unconditional warning
> with this patch.

Ok, I hope you're right. Because I'm sure you remember the last
prominent time the kernel broke userspace in the face of powertop.
Although having the warning should be fine, i.e. along the lines of "you
silly userspace process have been warned."

Thanks.

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Regards/Gruss,
Boris.


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