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SubjectRe: [tip:x86/boot] x86/KASLR: Fix boot crash with certain memory configurations
On 07/10/16 at 01:24pm, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Baoquan He <> wrote:
> > Hi Ingo,
> >
> > I am sorry the previous post didn't contain formal patch log. I made a new one
> > as below. The boot crash could not only happen with certain memory. Because of
> > this code bug the regions which need be avoided like the zipped kernel with its
> > unzipping running code, initrd, kernel command line could be corrupted if
> > mem_avoid_overlap() can't find the overlap region with the lowest address. But
> > it's very lucky that Xiaolong's system which has only 300M memory can always
> > reproduce it. I checked the boog log and found on his system no any other slot
> > can be chosen except for the original one. If we have a system with large memory
> > it may not be easy to hit it, at least with low probability since there are many
> > candidate slots.
> So if it's just a better changelog that what I wrote I wouldn't rebase the commit:
> there's other commits on top of the fix meanwhile. Should a rebase become
> necessary at a later point I'll update it with your extended changelog.

Yes, it's just a changelog update, no need to rebase it now.


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