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SubjectRe: [patch V2 15/16] x86/iopl: Remove legacy IOPL option
On Tue, 12 Nov 2019, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 2:35 PM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
> >
> > From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> >
> > The IOPL emulation via the I/O bitmap is sufficient. Remove the legacy
> > cruft dealing with the (e)flags based IOPL mechanism.
>
> Acked-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>
>
> But I think you could simplify a little bit and have a single config
> option that controls the iopl() and iopl() syscalls.

You mean turning off both iopl() and ioperm() in one go. Yes, that'd be
possible. Let me look.

Thanks,

tglx

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