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Date:	Wed, 5 Dec 2007 15:11:47 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: Re: PS3: trouble with SPARSEMEM_VMEMMAP and kexec

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007 10:52:48 +0100 (CET)
Geert Uytterhoeven <> 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 <>
> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
> ---
> 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

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