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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v4 1/3] x86/ldt: Make modify_ldt synchronous

On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 10:36:44PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> modify_ldt has questionable locking and does not synchronize
> threads.  Improve it: redesign the locking and synchronize all
> threads' LDTs using an IPI on all modifications.
> This will dramatically slow down modify_ldt in multithreaded
> programs, but there shouldn't be any multithreaded programs that
> care about modify_ldt's performance in the first place.
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxx>


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