Re: IA32 syscall 311 not implemented on x86_64

From: Dave Jones
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 18:27:59 EST

On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 12:19:08AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:

> > > You make a good point. In fact, given it's unthrottled, someone
> > > with too much time on their hands could easily fill up a /var
> > > just by calling unimplemented syscalls this way.
> I never bought this argument because there are tons of printks in the kernel
> that can be triggered by everybody.

Then they should also be either rate limited, or removed.

> > Actually it is kinda throttled, but only on process name.
> > This patch just removes that stuff completely.
> > (Also removes a bunch of trailing whitespace)
> FF tree already has a different solution.

Adding a sysctl ? That seems way overkill to me.
What practical purpose does that printk solve ?


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