Security tree merge to v4.17-rc2

Casey Schaufler casey at
Fri Apr 27 15:23:33 UTC 2018

On 4/27/2018 6:16 AM, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> Casey Schaufler wrote:
>> On 4/23/2018 11:26 AM, James Morris wrote:
>>> FYI, I've merged the next-general and next-testing branches of the 
>>> security subsystem tree to v4.17-rc2.
>> Thanks! The fun begins!
>>> git://
> FYI, 4.17-rc2 contains a lockup bug due to GFP_KERNEL allocation from IRQ context.

crng_reseed counts as an old friend at this point.

> This bug was fixed in linux.git by now. But there is still another lockup bug
> which will be fixed by 4fb48871409e2fcd in vfs.git#for-next.
> You might want to update again after 4.17-rc3 is out.

Nothing has shown up that's causing problems for me. I'd
rather stay where I am than start over.

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