Bug 12040

Summary: iwlagn driver segfault in 2.6.28-rc3
Product: Drivers Reporter: Rafael J. Wysocki (rjw)
Component: network-wirelessAssignee: Reinette Chatre (reinette.chatre)
Status: RESOLVED CODE_FIX    
Severity: normal CC: kai.kasurinen, reinette.chatre, xhejtman
Priority: P1    
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Kernel Version: 2.6.28-rc3 Tree: Mainline
Regression: ---

Description Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-11-15 15:27:33 UTC
Subject    : iwlagn driver segfault in 2.6.28-rc3
Submitter  : Lukas Hejtmanek <xhejtman@ics.muni.cz>
Date       : 2008-11-11 14:34
References : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122641417331593&w=4
Handled-By : reinette chatre <reinette.chatre@intel.com>
Patch      : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122656004505165&w=4

This entry is being used for tracking a regression from 2.6.27.  Please don't
close it until the problem is fixed in the mainline.
Comment 1 Reinette Chatre 2008-11-15 21:32:50 UTC
The patch referenced in description is incorrect as we are not dealing with uninitialized memory but corrupted memory. A new patch will be submitted.
Comment 2 Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-11-16 04:21:48 UTC
Ignore-Patch : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122656004505165&w=4
Comment 3 Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-11-16 11:39:02 UTC
On Sunday, 16 of November 2008, Carlos R. Mafra wrote:
> 
> [Off-list]
> 
> On Sun 16.Nov'08 at 17:35:21 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki 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 2.6.27.  Please verify if it still should be listed and let me know
> > (either way).
> > 
> > 
> > Bug-Entry   : http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12040
> > Subject             : iwlagn driver segfault in 2.6.28-rc3
> > Submitter   : Lukas Hejtmanek <xhejtman@ics.muni.cz>
> > Date                : 2008-11-11 14:34 (6 days old)
> > References  : http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122641417331593&w=4
> > Handled-By  : reinette chatre <reinette.chatre@intel.com>
> 
> According to kerneloops.org
> 
>
> http://www.kerneloops.org/search.php?search=iwl_eeprom_query16&btnG=Function+Search
> 
> this bug is around since 2.6.25.14 and therefore is not a regression, afaict.
Comment 4 Rafael J. Wysocki 2008-11-16 11:40:21 UTC
Dropping for the list of recent regressions.