On Tue, 2011-01-25 at 09:24 +0100, Bjørn Mork wrote: > Marc-Christian Petersen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > so, what's up with this fix? Any chance to get it into Debians kernel tree? > > > > It's kind of uncomfortable to rebuild the whole kernel, with this applied, > > when Debian releases a new kernel which happens frequently ;-> > > I fully understand. I must admit that I thought it would be a no-brainer > to verify this and get it into the upstream and the 2.6.32.x stable tree. [...] Your patch removes the initialisation of kern_sge32[i] when ioc->sgl[i].iov_len is zero. I think it should at least set the length to zero. Perhaps it's safest to pass max(ioc->sgl[i].iov_len, 1) as the length parameter to dma_alloc_coherent(). Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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