|From:||Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer-AT-oracle.com>|
|To:||Pavel Machek <pavel-AT-ucw.cz>, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy-AT-goop.org>|
|Subject:||RE: [RFC] transcendent memory for Linux|
|Date:||Thu, 2 Jul 2009 07:03:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Cc:||linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org, xen-devel-AT-lists.xensource.com, npiggin-AT-suse.de, chris.mason-AT-oracle.com, kurt.hackel-AT-oracle.com, dave.mccracken-AT-oracle.com, Avi Kivity <avi-AT-redhat.com>, Rik van Riel <riel-AT-redhat.com>, alan-AT-lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk, Rusty Russell <rusty-AT-rustcorp.com.au>, Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky-AT-de.ibm.com>, akpm-AT-osdl.org, Marcelo Tosatti <mtosatti-AT-redhat.com>, Balbir Singh <balbir-AT-linux.vnet.ibm.com>, tmem-devel-AT-oss.oracle.com, sunil.mushran-AT-oracle.com, linux-mm-AT-kvack.org, Himanshu Raj <rhim-AT-microsoft.com>, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser-AT-eu.citrix.com>|
OK, OK, I give up. I will ensure all code for shared pools is removed from the next version of the patch. Though for future reference, I am interested in what problems it has other than "just" security (offlist if you want). > -----Original Message----- > From: Pavel Machek [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > > > > Yeah, a shared namespace of accessible objects is an entirely > > > new thing > > > in the Xen universe. I would also drop Xen support until > > > there's a good > > > security story about how they can be used. > > > > While I agree that the security is not bulletproof, I wonder > > if this position might be a bit extreme. Certainly, the NSA > > should not turn on tmem in a cluster, but that doesn't mean that > > nobody should be allowed to. I really suspect that there are > > This has more problems than "just" security, and yes, security should > be really solved at design time... > > Pavel -- To unsubscribe, send a message with 'unsubscribe linux-mm' in the body to email@example.com. For more info on Linux MM, see: http://www.linux-mm.org/ . Don't email: <a href=mailto:"firstname.lastname@example.org"> email@example.com </a>
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