APPLIED: [Xenial SRU] Fix modprobe of test_bpf

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at
Mon Apr 23 12:40:46 UTC 2018

On 20.04.2018 16:14, Stefan Bader wrote:
> [SRU Justification]
> Impact: One of the self-tests which is run by test_bpf will always fail
> when JIT is turned on, causing the module load to fail.
> Fix: Picking two patches from upstream will fix this.
> Testcase: sudo modprobe test_bpf
> Risk of regression: Minimal, this modifies only a test module, no impact
> on normal operation.
> Note about Artful: right now there is no change to introduce
> CONFIG_BPF_JIT_ALWAYS_ON. But I beleive it was something considered
> to be security relevant. Which means those two patches might become
> relevant at some time.
> -Stefan
Applied to xenial/master-next

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