[parisc-linux] TODO list

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 20:10:08 +0100

Here's some things which need to get fixed, courtesy of Alan Cox:

 * Documentation/parisc/unwritten appears out of date

 * cache_init wants some printk DEBUG levels adding
   [In general grep printk(\" is useful to check]

 * arch/parisc/kernel/irq.c has an unchecked kmalloc around line 550.

 * led_get_net_stats() is interrupt-unsafe.

 * ptrace is chock-full of intrusive debug code.  either remove it or
   macroise it.

 * smp_call_function has problems:
	If the calling thread is real time it wont yield - you need to use
	a timeout

	How do we handle IPI failures or retransmits?

 * Why does the superio driver BUG and thus oops rather than printking an
   error and continuing without that driver ?

 * binfmt_som still uses the old strlen_user and needs revisiting to solve
   DoS issues

 * extern asmlinkage long sys32_sysctl(struct __sysctl_args32 *args) is
   a little strange.  Also shouldnt oldlen32 be unsigned ?

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