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SubjectRe: iwlagn: memory corruption with WPA enterprise
Hello,

On Wed, Nov 09, 2011 at 05:51:59PM +0100, Stanislaw Gruszka wrote:
> I just discovered that CONFIG_DEBUG_PAGEALLOC does not work as expected.
> It leave most of free pages unprotected, hence unintentional write to
> them is not discovered. I'm attaching additional patch, which should
> make detection actually work.
>
> If kernel will does not boot with corrupt_dbg=1, you may try to catch
> corruption without that option. Attached patch should make it possible,
> however having corrupt_dbg=1 increase probability of the catch.

Okay, I applied this additional patch, and by the increased memory usage (as
shown by free) I concluded that it indeed works. However, I was still able to
reproduce the issue without a single error being written to dmesg. :-(

I will try some really old kernels as Wey suggested to see whether it makes
any sense to bisect it, but if it does, it might take more time than I can
make free. Perhaps it would be cheaper to just get another card in that case.
:-)

Kind regards,
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Tomáš Janoušek, a.k.a. Liskni_si, http://work.lisk.in/
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