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From: David Marchand <david.marchand@redhat.com>
To: "Wang, Haiyue" <haiyue.wang@intel.com>
Cc: Kevin Traynor <ktraynor@redhat.com>,
	Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>, dev <dev@dpdk.org>,
	 "Burakov, Anatoly" <anatoly.burakov@intel.com>,
	dpdk stable <stable@dpdk.org>,  Harman Kalra <hkalra@marvell.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] bus/pci: fix VF bus error for memory access
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 11:17:15 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJFAV8wMW32PGJbWaQbGQPDRKJ1RRYM1-ru2yEFdHbH_K824Fw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <BN8PR11MB379570F26E47B86C9640F83AF7920@BN8PR11MB3795.namprd11.prod.outlook.com>

On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 8:34 PM Wang, Haiyue <haiyue.wang@intel.com> wrote:
> > > I can see that some distros have already started backporting the fix
> > > in kernel (fc31, fc32 and rhel7 at least for what I saw).
> > > 18.11 and 19.11 will need this fix at some point.
> > > I'll let you decide on the proper timing.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > It looks an important fix. I think it's worth having in 18.11.9. I will
> > apply and create an 18.11.9-rc2 tomorrow, so if anyone hasn't started
> > validation already, they can validate with it in.
>
> Alex post a fix in kernel just now. So looks like the DPDK patch is nice
> to have, not a MUST. ;-)
>
> https://lore.kernel.org/kvm/159310421505.27590.16617666489295503039.stgit@gimli.home/T/#u

Yes, this has been discussed offlist and Alex proposed an adjustment
on the CVE fix.
But we still have to live with the situation where people will have
only the first part of the fix.
I am still for backporting this change to stable branches.


-- 
David Marchand


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-06-26  9:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-21 17:40 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1] " Haiyue Wang
2020-06-22  6:30 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] " Haiyue Wang
2020-06-22  8:52   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-06-22 11:25     ` Wang, Haiyue
2020-06-22 11:13 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v3] " Haiyue Wang
2020-06-22 12:11   ` Burakov, Anatoly
2020-06-23 15:12   ` Harman Kalra
2020-06-24 20:01   ` David Marchand
2020-06-25  4:01     ` Wang, Haiyue
2020-06-25  3:50 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] " Haiyue Wang
2020-06-25 14:09   ` David Marchand
2020-06-25 16:45     ` Kevin Traynor
2020-06-25 18:33       ` Wang, Haiyue
2020-06-26  9:10         ` Kevin Traynor
2020-06-26  9:17         ` David Marchand [this message]
2020-06-26 14:14           ` Wang, Haiyue
2020-06-25 13:58 Thierry MARTIN
2020-06-25 14:18 ` David Marchand

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