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Date:	Wed, 11 Nov 2009 22:44:35 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:	Marcel Holtmann <>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Mike Galbraith <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	LKML <>,
	pm list <>,
	Greg KH <>,
	Jesse Barnes <>,
	Tejun Heo <>, Oleg Nesterov <>,
Subject: Re: GPF in run_workqueue()/list_del_init(cwq-> on resume (was: Re: Help needed: Resume problems in 2.6.32-rc, perhaps related to preempt_count leakage in keventd)

Am Mittwoch, 11. November 2009 22:38:08 schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> On Wed, 11 Nov 2009, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> > Yes, btusb_close() needs to cancel the waker workqueue, too.
> > In addition, in order to avoid a memory leak it must call
> > usb_scuttle_anchored_urbs(&data->deferred)
> > to make sure any deferred data is destroyed.
> Ok. I committed the one-liner patch to fix the oops (confirmed by Rafael),
> but I'm leaving the memory leak for you as I'm not going to commit some
> untested patch at this stage.
> Thanks to everybody involved, I was personally very nervous that this was
> something much more fundamental (we've had some scary bugs during the
> 32-rc series), and am relieved that it was "just" a silly driver bug.

Thanks. A patch is in the works.

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