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Date:	Wed, 5 Dec 2007 15:11:47 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@...ycom.com>
Cc:	miltonm@....com, geoffrey.levand@...sony.com, clameter@....com,
	apw@...dowen.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	y-goto@...fujitsu.com
Subject: Re: PS3: trouble with SPARSEMEM_VMEMMAP and kexec

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:52:48 +0100 (CET)
Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@...ycom.com> wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Subject: sparsemem: sparse_add_one_section() may fail to allocate memory
> 
> sparsemem: sparse_add_one_section() may fail to allocate memory, and must check
> whether the allocation succeeded before proceeding to touch the allocated
> memory.
> 
> From: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@...ycom.com>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@...ycom.com>
> ---
> FIXME There are still some possible memory leaks in sparse_add_one_section():
>   - usemap is never deallocated
>   - __kfree_section_memmap() is a not yet implemented dummy

I already had

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.24-rc4/2.6.24-rc4-mm1/broken-out/mm-sparsec-improve-the-error-handling-for-sparse_add_one_section.patch
and
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.24-rc4/2.6.24-rc4-mm1/broken-out/mm-sparsec-check-the-return-value-of-sparse_index_alloc.patch

queued.  Do they fix the problem, and should they be merged in 2.6.24?
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