Re: Problems with hfsplus on ipods in 2.6.38+

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Jul 18 2011 - 11:01:53 EST

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 08:36:51AM -0500, Seth Forshee wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 09:39:00AM -0500, Seth Forshee wrote:
> > What I also see are GPFs in memory allocation code, which is what I
> > believe others have seen with my patch, and so far I haven't seen those
> > with the reversions. So I'm suspecting memory corruption, but I don't
> > yet see where the corruption is coming form. I found one problem, but I
> > don't suspect it's responsible for the GPFs.
> I had some torture tests running over the weekend with the "one
> problem" mentioned above fixed, which was a couple of kfrees that were
> still using the old vhdr pointers. There were no oopses over a couple of
> days of testing. I've posted a new build on the bug in launchpad in
> hopes of getting some testing from those who were getting oopses quite
> readily. The updated patch follows.

Thanks a lot Seth. I'll put it into my queue for Linux 3.1, and if
everthing works out fine we can push it out to -stable.

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