Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] doc: update kpt_restrict documentation
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Sun Dec 17 2017 - 21:49:18 EST
On 12/17/2017 02:30 PM, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> Recently the behaviour of printk specifier %pK was changed. The
> documentation does not currently mirror this.
> Update documentation for sysctl kpt_restrict.
> Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <me@xxxxxxxx>
> Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt | 3 ++-
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
> index 63663039acb7..6b039aa1427a 100644
> --- a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
> @@ -391,7 +391,8 @@ kptr_restrict:
> This toggle indicates whether restrictions are placed on
> exposing kernel addresses via /proc and other interfaces.
> -When kptr_restrict is set to (0), the default, there are no restrictions.
> +When kptr_restrict is set to (0), the default, the address is hashed before
is set to 0 (the default),
is set to (0) [the default],
> +printing. (This is the equivalent to %p.)
> When kptr_restrict is set to (1), kernel pointers printed using the %pK
> format specifier will be replaced with 0's unless the user has CAP_SYSLOG