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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.9 23/35] x86/mm: Expand static page table for fixmap space
On Fri, Nov 02, 2018 at 11:38:13AM +0800, Feng Tang wrote:
>Hi Ben,
>
>On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 10:25:43PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> On Thu, 2018-10-11 at 17:35 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> > 4.9-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>> >
>> > ------------------
>> >
>> > From: Feng Tang <feng.tang@intel.com>
>> >
>> > commit 05ab1d8a4b36ee912b7087c6da127439ed0a903e upstream.
>>
>> This backport is incorrect. The part that updated __startup_64() in
>> arch/x86/kernel/head64.c was dropped, presumably because that function
>> doesn't exist in 4.9. However that seems to be an essential of the
>> fix. In 4.9 the startup_64 routine in arch/x86/kernel/head_64.S would
>> need to be changed instead.
>>
>> I also found that this introduces new boot-time warnings on some
>> systems if CONFIG_DEBUG_WX is enabled.
>>
>> So, unless someone provides fixes for those issues, I think this should
>> be reverted for the 4.9 branch.
>
>Thanks for the catch, I'm fine with the revert for now.

I've queued the revert, thank you.

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Thanks,
Sasha

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