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SubjectRe: powerpc/cell/oprofile: avoid double free of profile buffer
On 11.08.08 09:25:43, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> From: Carl Love <>
> If an error occurs on opcontrol start, the event and per cpu buffers
> are released. If later opcontrol shutdown is called then the free
> function will be called again to free buffers that no longer
> exist. This results in a kernel oops. The following changes
> prevent the call to delete buffers that don't exist.
> Signed-off-by: Carl Love <>
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

Acked-by: Robert Richter <>


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