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    SubjectRe: Slab corruption after unloading a module
    On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 11:04:39 +1200 Zhiyi Huang wrote:

    > > 2.6.8 is an old kernel, you could very well be hitting a kernel bug
    > > that has been fixed already. Can you reproduce this with 2.6.16?
    >
    > I will try that soon.
    >
    > > Also,
    > > you're not including sources to your module so it's impossible to tell
    > > whether you're doing something wrong.
    > >
    > > Pekka
    >
    > Below is my baby module which only uses kmalloc and kfree for my device
    > structure. I found the slab corruption address is the address of the structure.
    > It seems to be a bug for kmalloc and kfree.

    > /* The parameter for testing */
    > int major=0;
    > MODULE_PARM(major, "i");
    > MODULE_PARM_DESC(major, "device major number");

    Hi,
    I had no problem loading and unloading your module on
    2.6.17-rc1 [after changing MODULE_PARM() to
    module_param(major, int, 0644);
    ].

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    ~Randy
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