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Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2021 19:06:53 +0200
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Arnd Bergmann <>
Cc:, Michael Weiser <>,
	Martin Vajnar <>,,
	Will Deacon <>, Arnd Bergmann <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [stable v4.4] arm64: Remove unimplemented syscall log

On Wed, Jun 02, 2021 at 01:46:51PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Michael Weiser <>
> commit 1962682d2b2fbe6cfa995a85c53c069fadda473e upstream.
> Stop printing a (ratelimited) kernel message for each instance of an
> unimplemented syscall being called. Userland making an unimplemented
> syscall is not necessarily misbehaviour and to be expected with a
> current userland running on an older kernel. Also, the current message
> looks scary to users but does not actually indicate a real problem nor
> help them narrow down the cause. Just rely on sys_ni_syscall() to return
> Cc: <>
> Cc: Martin Vajnar <>
> Cc:
> Acked-by: Will Deacon <>
> Signed-off-by: Michael Weiser <>
> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> ---
> This was backported to v4.14 and later, but is missing in v4.4 and
> before, apparently because of a trivial merge conflict. This is
> a manual backport I did after I saw a report about the issue
> by Martin Vajnar on the musl mailing list.
> ---
>  arch/arm64/kernel/traps.c | 8 --------
>  1 file changed, 8 deletions(-)

Now queued up, thanks.

greg k-h

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