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    SubjectRe: [patch] HWBKPT FIX: Release the bp slot if arch_validate_hwbkpt_settings() fails.
    On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 06:25:16PM +0530, Mahesh Salgaonkar wrote:
    >
    > On a given architecture, when hardware breakpoint registration fails due
    > to un-supported access type (read/write/execute), we loose the bp slot since
    > register_perf_hw_breakpoint() does not release the bp slot on failure.
    > Hence, any subsequent hardware breakpoint registration starts failing
    > with 'no space left on device' error.
    >
    > This patch introduces error handling in register_perf_hw_breakpoint()
    > function and releases bp slot on error.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mahesh Salgaonkar <mahesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>


    Thanks. I'm queuing it.



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