Re: [ 086/149] video:uvesafb: Fix oops that uvesafb try to executeNX-protected page
From: Alan Cox
Date: Sat Mar 31 2012 - 16:35:25 EST
On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 11:03:17 -0700
Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 09:30:52PM +0000, Florian Tobias Schandinat wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> > On 03/30/2012 07:49 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > > 3.2-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> > the same as for 3.3: This patch would require exporting
> > 'pcibios_enabled' to not break building uvesafb as a module. As Alan did
> > not agree with this approach it is not suitable for stable as is.
> Oops, sorry about that, now removed, thanks for letting me know.
Actually for the backport its probably the right thing to do - its
simple, clear and slightly ugly, but its fairly provably safe.
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