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Re: [PATCH] Possible fix for 2.6.24 xfs_file_readdir crash

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] Possible fix for 2.6.24 xfs_file_readdir crash
From: Jason White <jason@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 11:46:39 +1100
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 02:35:25PM +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
 
> 2.6.24.2 has been released to address the vmsplice issue. Unfortunately,
> no other changes seem to have been included. Hopefully, the
> xfs_file_readdir patch will make it to 2.6.24.3.

Which platforms are affected? My machines are x86_64, and I've just upgraded
to avoid the vmsplice exploit.

Of course, I could compile a patched kernel but if this platform isn't
affected then I might as well wait for 2.6.24.3.

I know that's a really lazy kind of question.


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