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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Initialize pointer on request_firmware
On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Borislav Petkov <> 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.


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