Re: 2.6.35-rc2 module reference counting broken

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Wed Jun 09 2010 - 03:03:25 EST


On 06/09/2010 01:48 AM, Al Viro wrote:
>> block: implement bd_claiming and claiming block
>> I'm far too sleepy right now, but I'd start with reviewing what that
>> thing is doing to module refcounting...
> Yeah... bd_start_claiming() grabs a reference to gendisk and we never
> let it go. There's your leak...

Eh, I thought you were cc'd. Sorry. This was fixed sometime back by
Nick and queued in block tree (delayed due to mail misdelivery).


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