[OpenAFS] New FC4 Kernel == Can't Find System Call Table
chas williams - CONTRACTOR
Tue, 06 Dec 2005 20:16:52 -0500
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>,Jason McCormick writes:
>I sent the original message on 12/2 @ 11:11AM EST. I can try solutions,
>but I'm not close to knowing enough about this to fix this on my own. :)
i would guess that this change is the big problem:
--- ../vanilla/arch/i386/kernel/entry.S 2005-10-27 20:02:08.000000000 -0400
+++ arch/i386/kernel/entry.S 2005-12-06 14:59:20.000000000 -0500
@@ -658,6 +662,7 @@
this is going to move sys_call_table to a different section, and the
check in osi_probe to see if the "found" sys_call_table is in the
right section is going to fail. while it is now marked readonly
i dont think the x86 platform can actually make it readonly.
i suspect the author of probe syscall will have a better idea
about possible fixes.
it also looks like it might be time to start using the keyring.
the ia64 does have a readonly sys_call_table that cannot be