Bug#682007: linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.2-amd64: NULL pointer dereference in __fscache_read_or_alloc_pages
On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 09:03:26AM -0500, Brian Kroth wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> 2012-07-19 13:32:
> >On Thu, 2012-07-19 at 13:37 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> >>On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 11:16:33AM -0500, Brian Kroth wrote:
> >>> ** Tainted: PO (4097)
> >>> * Proprietary module has been loaded.
> >>> * Out-of-tree module has been loaded.
> >>> 21:04:00 kefka [187206.183487] Pid: 20810, comm: MATLAB Tainted: P
> >>> O 3.2.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 #1
> >>We don't support proprietary stuff. Please remove and try again.
> >To be clear, Bastian is referring to the proprietary kernel module
> Ok. The driver is required for some third party engineering
> software we have to run, but I can rig a spare machine to run some
> of these other jobs without it for a bit. I'll report back if/when
> I have a new panic.
> I will note though that the driver comes from the debian provided
> packages (albeit from backports instead of stable).
I realise that, but it's not part of Debian proper and none of us
signed up to debug drivers that don't come with source.
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