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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Initialize pointer on request_firmware
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    On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Lucas C. Villa Real
    <lucasvr@gobolinux.org> wrote:
    > On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de> wrote:
    >> On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:03:27AM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
    >>> The patch was in the 2.6.36 kernel, so by nature of that, 3.0 will also
    >>> have it, right?
    >>
    >> Ok, a colleague of mine gave me 3.0.4 to stare at - and you're right
    >> the patch is there. So what is still missing is caca9510ff4e5 from
    >> upstream which reroutes the exit path so that firmware_p is NULLed
    >> before returning -EBUSY.
    >>
    >> Lucas, can you apply caca9510ff4e5 from upstream and verify it fixes the
    >> issue for ya?
    >
    > Sure. I'll do that tonight and will let you now -- the laptop I'm
    > using right now doesn't suffer from that problem.

    caca9510ff4e5 fixes it. Thanks for the pointer!

    Best regards,

    --
    Lucas
    "If you're looking for a reason I've a reason to give: pleasure,
    little treasure"


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