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    SubjectRe: [ 086/149] video:uvesafb: Fix oops that uvesafb try to execute NX-protected page
    On 03/31/2012 08:37 PM, Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:03:17 -0700
    > Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
    >
    >> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 09:30:52PM +0000, Florian Tobias Schandinat wrote:
    >>> Hi Greg,
    >>>
    >>> On 03/30/2012 07:49 PM, Greg KH wrote:
    >>>> 3.2-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
    >>>
    >>> the same as for 3.3: This patch would require exporting
    >>> 'pcibios_enabled' to not break building uvesafb as a module. As Alan did
    >>> not agree with this approach it is not suitable for stable as is.
    >>
    >> Oops, sorry about that, now removed, thanks for letting me know.
    >
    > Actually for the backport its probably the right thing to do - its
    > simple, clear and slightly ugly, but its fairly provably safe.

    Is there a problem with using your preferred solution
    "__supported_pte_mask & _PAGE_NX" here?
    As far as I can see it should work since 2008.


    Best regards,

    Florian Tobias Schandinat


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