Re: [PATCH 4.9 086/104] arm64: kasan: avoid bad virt_to_pfn()

From: Levin, Alexander (Sasha Levin)
Date: Fri Oct 06 2017 - 23:10:55 EST

On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 07:13:22PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
>Hi Greg,
>On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 10:52:04AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> 4.9-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>I'm a little confused as to why this is being backported, given it
>wasn't Cc'd stable or marked as a fix.
>The lm_alias() helper was only introduced in v4.10, and I don't recall
>seeing that backported.
>What's going on here?


We are experimenting with using neural network to aid with patch
selection for stable kernel trees. There are quite a few commits that
were not marked for stable, but are stable material, and we're trying
to get them into their appropriate kernel trees.