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CVS commit: src/sys/arch/amd64/amd64
Module Name: src
Committed By: jym
Date: Mon May 7 12:20:27 UTC 2012
invlpg on a non canonical address is a noop, so no chance to invalidate
the TLB and the CPU will not notice the access right change.
This results in write protection faults in supervisor mode when patching
kernel code through ddb(4) (originally mapped as read only).
Bug reported by David Laight on port-amd64@ (thanks!), patch and test by
i386 is unaffected as PG_LGFRAME does not mask the sign bits. For the
sake of correctness, use VA_SIGN_NEG(...) anyway.
XXX this is the patch that will be pulled-up to -5 and -6.
To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.10 -r1.11 src/sys/arch/amd64/amd64/db_memrw.c
Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
copyright notices on the relevant files.
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