Security tree merge to v4.17-rc2

James Morris jmorris at
Mon Apr 30 19:15:32 UTC 2018

On Fri, 27 Apr 2018, Casey Schaufler wrote:

> 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.

You don't need to start over, git will handle a merge easily.

James Morris
<jmorris at>

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