Re: [PATCH] Gerd Hoffman's move-vsyscall-into-user-address-rangepatch

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Fri May 19 2006 - 21:35:32 EST

On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 17:43 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Name: Move vsyscall page out of fixmap into normal vma as per mmap
> This causes mysterious hangs when starting init.
> Distro is RH FC1, running SysVinit-2.85-5.
> dmesg, sysrq-T and .config are at
> - nothing leaps
> out.
> This is the second time recently when a patch has caused this machine to
> oddly hang in init. It's possible that there's a bug of some form in that
> version of init that we'll need to know about and take care of in some
> fashion.

hmm curious; FC1 already had the Exec Shield patchkit... otoh no
vsyscall table I suppose

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