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SubjectRe: dpt_i2o.c memleak/incorrectness
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On Thu, 2003-03-13 at 18:28, Oleg Drokin wrote:
> Hello!
>
> There is something strange going on in drivers/scsi/dpt_i2o.c in both
> 2.4 and 2.5. adpt_i2o_reset_hba() function allocates 4 bytes
> for "status" stuff, then tries to reset controller, then
> if timeout on first reset stage is reached, frees "status" and returns,
> otherwise it proceeds to monitor "status" (which is modified by hardware
> now, btw), and if timeout is reached, just exits.

Correctly - I2O does the same thing in this case. Its just better to
throw a few bytes away than risk corruption

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