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From: Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>
To: jikos@kernel.org, jpoimboe@redhat.com, pmladek@suse.com
Cc: joe.lawrence@redhat.com, nstange@suse.de,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/3] livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2019 14:30:44 +0200 (CEST)
Message-ID: <alpine.LSU.2.21.1910011428001.6105@pobox.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190905124514.8944-1-mbenes@suse.cz>

On Thu, 5 Sep 2019, Miroslav Benes wrote:

> Updated version with Petr's feedback. It looks a bit different and
> better now (I would say). Not that it should be considered before we
> decide what to do with late module patching, but I finished it before
> the discussion started and someone could be interested.
> 
> v1: http://lore.kernel.org/r/20190719122840.15353-1-mbenes@suse.cz
> 
> Tested on x86_64, ppc64le and s390x. Cross-compiled on arm64 to verify
> that nothing is broken.
> 
> [1] 20180602161151.apuhs2dygsexmcg2@treble
> [2] 1561019068-132672-1-git-send-email-cj.chengjian@huawei.com
> [3] 20180607092949.1706-1-mbenes@suse.cz
> 
> Miroslav Benes (3):
>   livepatch: Clear relocation targets on a module removal
>   livepatch: Unify functions for writing and clearing object relocations
>   livepatch: Clean up klp_update_object_relocations() return paths
> 
>  arch/powerpc/kernel/module_64.c | 45 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  arch/s390/kernel/module.c       |  8 +++++
>  arch/x86/kernel/module.c        | 43 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/moduleloader.h    |  7 ++++
>  kernel/livepatch/core.c         | 58 ++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
>  5 files changed, 146 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

Ping.

If I remember correctly, we decided to have this as a temporary solution 
before better late module patching is implemented. Feedback is welcome.
I'll then resend with arch maintainters CCed.

Thanks
Miroslav

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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-05 12:45 Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05 12:45 ` [RFC PATCH v2 1/3] " Miroslav Benes
2019-10-02 13:22   ` Petr Mladek
2019-10-03  8:55     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-10-02 18:18   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2019-10-03  9:17     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-09-05 12:45 ` [RFC PATCH v2 2/3] livepatch: Unify functions for writing and clearing object relocations Miroslav Benes
2019-10-02 13:35   ` Petr Mladek
2019-09-05 12:45 ` [RFC PATCH v2 3/3] livepatch: Clean up klp_update_object_relocations() return paths Miroslav Benes
2019-10-02 13:46   ` Petr Mladek
2019-10-03  9:08     ` Miroslav Benes
2019-10-01 12:30 ` Miroslav Benes [this message]

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