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From: Simon Kirby <sim@hostway.ca>
To: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [3.1-rc6] kmalloc(64) leak from IDE
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 10:38:08 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20110923173808.GB26481@hostway.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20110923072118.GA13293@liondog.tnic>

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 09:21:18AM +0200, Borislav Petkov wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 01:23:37PM -0700, Simon Kirby wrote:
> > Yes, that seems to have made it stop complaining about the IDE path.
> 
> Good, thanks for testing. It would be great if you left it running for
> a couple of days like this to see whether there aren't any other issues
> with the patch. I'll send it with a proper description to Dave soonish
> since this is a real bug.

It has been up 22 hours now without breaking. I suppose you're worried
about the old command being used after it gets reused. Would it help to
bisect the regression to see how it used to work? That would let us know
how many stable kernels to patch, too.

Simon-

  parent reply	other threads:[~2011-09-23 17:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-09-22  7:26 Simon Kirby
2011-09-22  8:48 ` Borislav Petkov
2011-09-22 20:23   ` Simon Kirby
2011-09-23  7:21     ` Borislav Petkov
2011-09-23 15:58       ` Bernd Schubert
2011-09-23 16:08         ` Bjorn Helgaas
2011-09-23 16:08           ` Bjorn Helgaas
2011-09-23 16:34           ` Bernd Schubert
2011-09-23 16:40             ` Bjorn Helgaas
2011-09-23 16:40               ` Bjorn Helgaas
2011-09-23 17:49               ` Bernd Schubert
2011-09-23 17:38       ` Simon Kirby [this message]
2011-09-25  8:58         ` Borislav Petkov
2011-09-26  8:05           ` Simon Kirby
2011-09-27 17:07             ` Borislav Petkov
2011-09-29  9:27               ` Borislav Petkov
2011-09-29 22:45                 ` Simon Kirby
2011-09-30  6:40                   ` Borislav Petkov

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