Bug 123341 - RHEL3 U3 : ia32el cannot work with glibc that uses fast syscalls
RHEL3 U3 : ia32el cannot work with glibc that uses fast syscalls
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ia32el (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2004-05-17 07:49 EDT by Yoav Zach
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 1.0-4
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Last Closed: 2004-10-02 13:50:15 EDT
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write the address of fast-syscall kernel stub into tls of new threads (4.73 KB, patch)
2004-05-17 07:50 EDT, Yoav Zach
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Description Yoav Zach 2004-05-17 07:49:13 EDT
Description of problem:
when working in a system with fast system calls, ia32el crashes soon 
after the creation of a new thread. this is because libia32x.so fails 
to write the address of the fast-syscall kernel stub into the tls of 
the newly created thread.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
4600

How reproducible:
run MT 32 bit application on top of ia32el on a system with fast-
syscalls.

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Actual results:
ia32el crashes

Expected results:
ia32el should work correctly

Additional info:
Comment 1 Yoav Zach 2004-05-17 07:50:41 EDT
Created attachment 100268 [details]
write the address of fast-syscall kernel stub into tls of new threads

this patch goes on top of fix_affinity.patch, submitted for bug #123340

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