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Date:	Sat, 19 Apr 2008 18:14:56 +0200
From:	Pavel Machek <>
To:	Marcel Holtmann <>
Subject: Re: [patch 2/3] hci_usb: remove code obfuscation


>>>> _urb_free is an alias for kfree... making code longer & harder to
>>>> read. Remove it.
>>> our own URB handling here is broken anyway. It was a bad idea when we did
>>> it, but at that time the USB susbsystem was not in that good shape that 
>>> it
>>> is today. So I would say leave this code as it is and concentrate on the
>>> new btusb driver, but if it helps anybody I am happy to ACK this one.
>> It currently corrupts memory (use after free) during suspend, and I'm
>> trying to get that fixed. It is 90% reproducible.
> that is good, because I can't reproduce it with any of my system. Don't ask 
> me why. I really simply works. So if you figure it out, it would be great.

There needs to be some load on the usb. I use

>> It could be easily fixed by just not freeing the urbs during
>> disconnect (introducing very very slow memory leak). Would that be
>> acceptable?
> I don't think so.
> Have you ever tried btusb driver? That code is a lot cleaner and it uses 
> USB anchors for the queued URBs (no home grown broken URB queues).

I wish I knew about  this one earlier. Yes, it seems to work for me.

(cesky, pictures)
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