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Re: [alpine-devel] [PATCH] linux-grsec: fix bus error with i810 graphics

From: Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2014 06:40:35 -0700

On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 09:59:36AM +0200, Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:39:28 -0700
> Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I just recently installed Alpine 3.0 on an old computer with 256 MB RAM,
> > 800 MHz PIII CPU, and i810 graphics; it's hooked up to a 1280x1024
> > monitor, so vesa sucks.
> > When I installed xf86-video-intel, X died from a bus error.
> > This seems to be a known problem with Linux 3.14; the included patch
> > (found online) fixed it for me.
> >
> > Please add this; it takes several hours to build a kernel on that
> > computer.
> > The patch may need adjustment, though; patch applied it with fuzz=2.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Isaac Dunham.
>
> nice! thanks!
>
> Do you have any reference to upstream commit?
>
> -nc
I just checked and it corresponds to
b44b2140265 kernfs: add back missing error check in kernfs_fop_mmap()
in Linus' tree.
That version doesn't add back the
if (ops->mmap)
because it's supposed to bail before then under that condition.

Thanks,
Isaac Dunham


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