Re: [Bug #10669] ACPI: kmemcheck: Caught 16-bit read from freed memory (f7c12ec6)

From: Vegard Nossum
Date: Sun May 18 2008 - 08:30:17 EST


On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 1:13 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> This message has been generated automatically as a part of a report
> of recent regressions.
> The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions
> from 2.6.25. Please verify if it still should be listed.
> Bug-Entry :
> Subject : ACPI: kmemcheck: Caught 16-bit read from freed memory (f7c12ec6)
> Submitter : Vegard Nossum <vegard.nossum@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date : 2008-05-06 16:09 (13 days old)
> References :;m=121009034825514&amp;w=4
> Handled-By : Lin Ming <ming.m.lin@xxxxxxxxx>

I got this from Andrew a couple of days ago:

The patch titled
revert "ACPICA: Fixes for Unload and DDBHandles"
has been removed from the -mm tree. Its filename was

This patch was dropped because it was merged into mainline or a subsystem tree

But I don't know which tree it was merged into. It doesn't seem to be
in ACPI tree anyway.


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