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SubjectRe: [PATCH v19 06/25] x86/cet: Add control-protection fault handler
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On 2/8/2021 10:53 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 10:50:07AM -0800, Yu, Yu-cheng wrote:
>> I have not run into the situation. Initially it was there because other
>> faults have it.
>
> Which other faults?

exc_general_protection() and do_trap() both call show_signal(), which
then calls printk_ratelimit().

>
>> When you asked, I went through it and put out my reasoning.
>
> What does that mean?
>

I went through my patch and check if ratelimit is necessary, and then
describe the finding.

>> I think it still makes sense to keep it.
>
> Because you have a hunch or you actually have an objective reason why?
>

For example, if a shell script, in a loop re-starts an app when it
exits, and the app is causing control-protection fault. The log
messages should be rate limited.

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