[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 11:31:16 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Pierre Schmitz<pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Jul 2009 15:35:55 +0200, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de>
> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> just an upstream bump, with the latest security fix,
>> update is recommended for all users.
>> please signoff fast
>> greetings
>> tpowa
> I don't know if you get my messag via Jabber (I am not at home atm). But
> the current PKGBUILD does not build for me (did you build without -L?):
> Add LRU list to track non-evictable pages (UNEVICTABLE_LRU) [Y/n/?] y
> Low address space to protect from user allocation (DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR)
> [4096] (NEW) aborted!
> Console input/output is redirected. Run 'make oldconfig' to update
> configuration.
> make[2]: *** [silentoldconfig] Fehler 1
> make[1]: *** [silentoldconfig] Fehler 2
> make: *** Keine Regel vorhanden, um das Target »include/config/auto.conf«,
> benötigt von »include/config/kernel.release«, zu erstellen.  Schluss.

Yeah, when I rebuilt my Eee kernel I definitely had to update the
config for this minor release.

Why we are at it, why do we set our DEFAULT_MMAP_MIN_ADDR (currently
the setting is slightly differently named) to 0? We should probably
set it to the recommended 65536.


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