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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Oops in aio_free_ring on 2.6.9
On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 19:43, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> I don't disagree with the bug, but I disagree with the fix.
> In my opinion, the problem is that "info->nr_pages" is _wrong_. It's wrong
> because it has been initialized to a bogus value.
> I'd much prefer this alternate appended patch. Can you verify that it also
> fixes the problem (we can drop the bogus info->nr_pages initialization,

You're right, that is a better fix. The aio code is not my current area
of expertise, as I've demonstrated. :)

Your patch also fixes the problem.



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