[ 3.8.y.z extended stable ] Patch "lguest: Point to the right directory for the lguest launcher" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Sep 20 00:36:28 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    lguest: Point to the right directory for the lguest launcher

to the linux-3.8.y-queue branch of the 3.8.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.8.y.z tree, see



>From 4c8be8f01904e01dc8d0d9cb5d5137eecfa8b469 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Holger Hans Peter Freyther <holger at moiji-mobile.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:26:07 +0930
Subject: lguest: Point to the right directory for the lguest launcher

commit d8cacd3a259bf522ea5e6c4c60eba67ba22f599c upstream.

The code was moved in 07fe9977b6234ede1bd29e10e0323e478860c871 but
the comment was not updated. The reference in drivers/vhost/vhost.c
is left alone as it is historic.

Signed-off-by: Holger Hans Peter Freyther <holger at moiji-mobile.com>
Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty at rustcorp.com.au>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 arch/x86/lguest/boot.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/lguest/boot.c b/arch/x86/lguest/boot.c
index 20a4fd4..db141f2 100644
--- a/arch/x86/lguest/boot.c
+++ b/arch/x86/lguest/boot.c
@@ -7,8 +7,7 @@
  * kernel and insert a module (lg.ko) which allows us to run other Linux
  * kernels the same way we'd run processes.  We call the first kernel the Host,
  * and the others the Guests.  The program which sets up and configures Guests
- * (such as the example in Documentation/virtual/lguest/lguest.c) is called the
- * Launcher.
+ * (such as the example in tools/lguest/lguest.c) is called the Launcher.
  * Secondly, we only run specially modified Guests, not normal kernels: setting
  * CONFIG_LGUEST_GUEST to "y" compiles this file into the kernel so it knows

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