Re: [PATCH 1/2] module: add syscall to load module from fd

From: Mimi Zohar
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 15:24:44 EST

On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 17:04 +0930, Rusty Russell wrote:
> "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On 09/06/2012 11:13 AM, Kees Cook wrote:
> >> Instead of (or in addition to) kernel module signing, being able to reason
> >> about the origin of a kernel module would be valuable in situations
> >> where an OS already trusts a specific file system, file, etc, due to
> >> things like security labels or an existing root of trust to a partition
> >> through things like dm-verity.
> >>
> >> This introduces a new syscall (currently only on x86), similar to
> >> init_module, that has only two arguments. The first argument is used as
> >> a file descriptor to the module and the second argument is a pointer to
> >> the NULL terminated string of module arguments.
> >>
> >
> > Please use the standard naming convention, which is an f- prefix (i.e.
> > finit_module()).
> Good point; I just did a replace here.

Have you pushed out the changes? And if so, to where?



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