[vbox-dev] Fixes for kernel 5.4

Frank Batschulat frank.batschulat at oracle.com
Fri Oct 4 13:22:35 GMT 2019

On Tue, 01 Oct 2019 23:45:26 +0200, Larry Finger  
<Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net> wrote:

> Now that 5.4.0-rc1 has been released, I will post the kernel API fixes  
> that work for me.
> The changes are as follows:
> 1. The issues reported by Cyrax regarding changes in skb_frag_t are  
> implemented
> with dependency on 5.4, not 5.3 as in the original.
> 2. The API to set/unset the executable bit in data pages has been  
> removed. My
> fix disables this feature. This approach works and is likely the correct  
> one;
> however, Oracle is reviewing the issue. See tracking bug
> https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/18945
> 3. Some defines for various types are moved to  
> include/uapi/linux/sched/types.h
> These patches are released under the MIT license.

Thanks Larry, I am planning to integrate this asap
and will send a notification.


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