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Bug 455435 - x86: user_regset_view table fix for ia32 on 64-bit
Summary: x86: user_regset_view table fix for ia32 on 64-bit
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 5.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Prarit Bhargava
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
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Depends On:
Blocks: 455409
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-07-15 14:19 UTC by Prarit Bhargava
Modified: 2008-07-21 20:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-21 20:37:50 UTC
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Upstream fix for this issue (deleted)
2008-07-15 14:19 UTC, Prarit Bhargava
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Description Prarit Bhargava 2008-07-15 14:19:36 UTC
Backport

Gitweb:    
http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1f465f4e475454b8bb590846c50a9d16e8046f3d
Commit:     1f465f4e475454b8bb590846c50a9d16e8046f3d
Parent:     afc85343807bc2c488b7372cd7547875dfe03fe5
Author:     Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
AuthorDate: Fri May 9 15:43:44 2008 -0700
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
CommitDate: Tue May 13 19:40:20 2008 +0200

    x86: user_regset_view table fix for ia32 on 64-bit
    
    The user_regset_view table for the 32-bit regsets on the 64-bit build had
    the wrong sizes for the FP regsets.  This bug had no user-visible effect
    (just on kernel modules using the user_regset interfaces and the like).
    But the fix is trivial and risk-free.
    
    Signed-off-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
    Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

Comment 1 Prarit Bhargava 2008-07-15 14:19:36 UTC
Created attachment 311838 [details]
Upstream fix for this issue

Comment 2 Prarit Bhargava 2008-07-21 12:56:46 UTC
Roland, could you comment on whether or not this patch is needed in RHEL5?

Thanks,

P.

Comment 3 Roland McGrath 2008-07-21 20:14:28 UTC
RHEL5 never had this bug, it was introduced during the refactoring for upstream.


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