Re: [PATCH] KVM: s390: Do not leak kernel stack data in the KVM_S390_INTERRUPT ioctl
From: David Hildenbrand
Date: Fri Sep 13 2019 - 03:48:02 EST
On 13.09.19 09:43, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 13/09/2019 09.37, David Hildenbrand wrote:
>> On 13.09.19 09:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
>>> On 13/09/2019 09.20, Cornelia Huck wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:23:38 +0200
>>>> Thomas Huth <thuth@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Hmm, we already talked about deprecating support for pre-3.15 kernel
>>>>> stuff in the past (see
>>>>> https://wiki.qemu.org/ChangeLog/2.12#Future_incompatible_changes for
>>>> Btw: did we ever do that? I don't quite recall what code we were
>>>> talking about...
>>> We never really did - but we also never fixed the issue: If you run the
>>> current QEMU on a kernel before 3.15, it refuses to work due to the
>>> missing in-kernel FLIC device:
>>> Initialization of device s390-flic-kvm failed: KVM is missing capability
>>> Since nobody really complained so far that running QEMU with KVM is
>>> still required on a kernel < 3.15, I think we could make this also
>>> "official" now and improve the error message a little bit, pointing the
>>> user to a kernel >= 3.15.
>> Didn't we discuss back then to clean up *QEMU* and not the *kernel*?
>> Especially, to wait with cleanups until somebody requests to fix
>> instead. I mean you could have any user space in the wild that still
>> makes use of these interfaces ...
> Yes, that error message is part of QEMU, so I was referring to that one.
> Sorry for mixing this into a mail thread on the kernel mailing list :-/
Ah okay, I messed up then :)
David / dhildenb