[ia64][patch] Refuse inserting kprobe on slot 1

From: Rusty Lynch <rusty.lynch_at_intel.com>
Date: 2005-06-23 12:32:42
Without the ability to atomically write 16 bytes, we can not update the
middle slot of a bundle, slot 1, unless we stop the machine first.  This 
patch will ensure the ability to robustly insert and remove a kprobe by
refusing to insert a kprobe on slot 1 until a mechanism is in place to 
safely handle this case.

	--rusty

Signed-off-by: Rusty Lynch <rusty.lynch@intel.com>

 arch/ia64/kernel/kprobes.c |    7 +++++++
 1 files changed, 7 insertions(+)

Index: linux-2.6.12-mm1/arch/ia64/kernel/kprobes.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.12-mm1.orig/arch/ia64/kernel/kprobes.c
+++ linux-2.6.12-mm1/arch/ia64/kernel/kprobes.c
@@ -270,6 +270,13 @@ static int valid_kprobe_addr(int templat
 				addr);
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
+
+	if (slot == 1) {
+		printk(KERN_WARNING "Inserting kprobes on slot #1 "
+		       "is not supported\n");
+		return -EINVAL;
+	}
+
 	return 0;
 }
 
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