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SubjectRe: oops in uevent_helper [was: mmotm 2010-01-13-12-17 uploaded]
On 01/23/2010 12:52 AM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 00:38:32 +0100
> Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> (fixed subject)
>>
>> On 01/15/2010 08:33 PM, Jiri Slaby wrote:
>>> On 01/13/2010 09:17 PM, akpm@linux-foundation.org wrote:
>>>> The mm-of-the-moment snapshot 2010-01-13-12-17 has been uploaded to
>>>
>>> Hi, it crashes on my machine while booting up. It is a regression
>>> against 2010-01-06-14-34. Doesn't it ring a bell by a chance?
>>
>> Well, memcpying to something like this:
>> char *uevent_helper = CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER_PATH;
>> doesn't sound like a good idea :).
>>
>> And it's racy with sysctl path anyway.
>>
>> Looks like added by:
>> sysctl-convert-hotplug-helper-string-to-proc_rcu_string.patch

Ping Andi.

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js


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