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    SubjectRe: x86/mce: machine check warning during poweroff
    On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 06:05:24PM -0800, Tony Luck wrote:
    > On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 8:30 AM, Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> wrote:
    > > The driver core isn't designed to handle device structures that get
    > > unregistered and then spring back to life; callers are supposed to
    > > allocate a fresh new structure instead.
    >
    > Does every caller use "kzalloc()" for this fresh new structure (or even
    > for the original registration) rather than "kmalloc()"?

    They better, as that's what they are required to do :)

    The kernel would be crashing with slab debugging enabled, if it wasn't
    so today.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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