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SubjectRe: [PATCH v19 06/25] x86/cet: Add control-protection fault handler
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On 2/8/2021 11:48 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 08, 2021 at 11:23:18AM -0800, Yu, Yu-cheng wrote:
>> exc_general_protection() and do_trap() both call show_signal(), which
>> then calls printk_ratelimit().
>
> You could've done some git archeology and could've found
>
> abd4f7505baf ("x86: i386-show-unhandled-signals-v3")
>
> which explains why that ratelimiting is needed.
>
>> 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.
>
> I think you should be able to get where I'm going with this, by now:
> please put a comment over the ratelimiting to explain why it is there,
> just like the above commit explains.

I will add that.

>
> Thx.
>

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