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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/3] x86: fix brk area initialization
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On 6/29/22 10:10 AM, Juergen Gross wrote:
> On 23.06.22 11:46, Juergen Gross wrote:
>> The brk area needs to be zeroed initially, like the .bss section.
>> At the same time its memory should be covered by the ELF program
>> headers.
>>
>> Juergen Gross (3):
>>    x86/xen: use clear_bss() for Xen PV guests
>>    x86: fix setup of brk area
>>    x86: fix .brk attribute in linker script
>>
>>   arch/x86/include/asm/setup.h  |  3 +++
>>   arch/x86/kernel/head64.c      |  4 +++-
>>   arch/x86/kernel/vmlinux.lds.S |  2 +-
>>   arch/x86/xen/enlighten_pv.c   |  8 ++++++--
>>   arch/x86/xen/xen-head.S       | 10 +---------
>>   5 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
>>
>
> Could I please have some feedback? This series is fixing a major
> regression regarding running as Xen PV guest (depending on kernel
> configuration system will crash very early).
>
> #regzbot ^introduced e32683c6f7d2
>


I don't think you need this for Xen bits as Jan had already reviewed it but in case you do


Reviewed-by: Boris Ostrovsky <boris.ostrovsky@oracle.com>

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