Re: [PATCH] paravirt.h

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Tue Aug 22 2006 - 10:22:58 EST

On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 03:50:57PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > this would need a "const after boot" section; which is really not hard
> > to make and probably useful for a lot more things.... todo++
> except for anything that needs tlb entries in user space. And it only gives you
> false sense of security. --todo

What's the alternative?

Change it from a struct to a compile time choice?
This should address both the security concerns and your tlb issues at
the price of runtime flexibility.

> -Andi



Gentoo kernels are 42 times more popular than SUSE kernels among
KLive users (a service by SUSE contractor Andrea Arcangeli that
gathers data about kernels from many users worldwide).

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics.
Benjamin Disraeli

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at