Re: [PATCH 3.19.y-ckt 116/155] x86/setup: Extend low identity map to cover whole kernel range

From: Kamal Mostafa
Date: Fri Nov 13 2015 - 11:41:11 EST

> On Thu, 12 Nov, at 03:17:50PM, Kamal Mostafa wrote:
> > 3.19.8-ckt10 -stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> > From: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > commit f5f3497cad8c8416a74b9aaceb127908755d020a upstream.

On Fri, 2015-11-13 at 08:42 +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>You stable people need better communication: I already replied to Greg's
>submission that this patch is b0rked, now you're picking it up too. And
>@stable was on CC...

This way, we stable people get to enjoy thanking you for your help twice.

On Fri, 2015-11-13 at 09:06 +0000, Matt Fleming wrote:
> Be sure to also apply upstream commit 68accac392d8 ("x86/setup: Fix
> low identity map for >= 2GB kernel range") which fixes a bug in this
> commit.

I don't see that "Fix low identity map" in mainline yet so I'll drop
"Extend low identity map" from 3.19-stable until it appears.

Thanks, Matt and Boris.


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