Re: BUG: 2.6.8/2.6.9 register corruption with PTRACE_SYSCALL

From: dann frazier <>
Date: 2004-09-14 04:27:49
On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 05:26:56AM -0700, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> To all,
> David and I have tracked down a very nasty bug in the 2.6.8 and higher versions
> of the Linux/ia64 kernel. The bug turned out to be due to the compiler. Here is
> the description of the problem.

Thanks for tracking this down.  If I'm affected, should I expect something
like ls to SEGV when run under strace?  If so, I'm not seeing this problem with
the Debian kernels.  They are built w/ gcc 3.3.4 and have CONFIG_AUDIT
disabled.  I'm running Debian/sid which uses libc6.1 2.3.2.ds1-16.

dann frazier
Linux and Open Source Lab

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