Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 09:26:34 +0100 From: Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com> To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com>, Manuel Lauss <manuel.lauss@...glemail.com>, "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, "Paul E. McKenney" <paul.mckenney@...aro.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH] shm: fix a race between shm_exit() and shm_init() On 04/08/11 01:35, Linus Torvalds wrote: > On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 12:30 AM, Marc Zyngier <marc.zyngier@....com> wrote: >> >> driver_init() is called from do_basic_setup(), before any initcall... > > Ok, thanks everybody. I think the proper fix is the attached patch. > It's crazy to have usermode helpers enabled early during boot when > init etc haven't even been set up. > > So does this finally fix the problem (I realize that there are other > patches floating around that *also* fix it, so please test this > without those other patches). This patch alone doesn't cure the problem... However, if combined with the pure_initcall patch, it boots correctly. I'll try to gather some traces later today. M. -- Jazz is not dead. It just smells funny...
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