Re: [PATCH] Slight cleanups for x86 ring macros (against rc3-mm2)

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Mon Aug 07 2006 - 04:49:46 EST

On Monday 07 August 2006 06:38, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Clean up of patch for letting kernel run other than ring 0:
> a. Add some comments about the SEGMENT_IS_*_CODE() macros.
> b. Add a USER_RPL macro. (Code was comparing a value to a mask
> in some places and to the magic number 3 in other places.)
> c. Add macros for table indicator field and use them.
> d. Change the entry.S tests for LDT stack segment to use the macros.

If you submit a patch that actually applies I would apply it :)

Applying patch patches/slight-cleanups-for-x86-ring-macros-against-rc3-mm2
patching file arch/i386/kernel/entry.S
Hunk #1 FAILED at 237.
Hunk #2 succeeded at 367 (offset -7 lines).
1 out of 2 hunks FAILED -- rejects in file arch/i386/kernel/entry.S
patching file include/asm-i386/ptrace.h
patch: **** malformed patch at line 52: 3);


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