Re: [PATCH] i386: improve double fault handling

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Mon Jul 21 2008 - 07:05:38 EST

* Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > This patch doesn't apply for me to the extent that I'm hesitant to
> > fix it up manually. Could you please refresh it against current
> > -linus?
> Make the double fault handler use CPU-specific stacks. Add some
> abstraction to simplify future change of other exception handlers to
> go through task gates. Add a new notification of the event through the
> die notifier chain, also providing some environmental adjustments so
> that various infrastructural things work independent of the fact that
> the fault and the callbacks are running on other then the normal
> kernel stack.

this still doesnt apply to latest -git. (or tip/master)

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