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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, linux-staging@lists.linux.dev
Subject: Re: kernel BUG in new r8188eu
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 12:36:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YQfKohnSRWHjlht6@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <cef19337-5ff3-c0cd-33ef-4f9990bcd4ec@lwfinger.net>

On Sun, Aug 01, 2021 at 03:15:52PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 8/1/21 1:31 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > 
> > I am worried that my "remove the wrapper" logic got something wrong
> > here, so if you could test the revert of that, I would appreciate it.
> > 
> > I think I need to go buy one of these devices so I can test cleanups
> > locally...
> 
> The bad commit was 9ff1cc4ef80e ("staging: r8188eu: remove rtw_buf_free()
> function").
> 
> Looking at it, the only difference between the original wrapper and the new
> code is that the wrapper zeros the len variable before the kfree() call, but
> making that change did not help. Reverting that patch restores the old
> behavior.

Ah, doh, that was my fault, sorry, that patch was incorrect (odd git id,
don't know where that came from, it's a different id in my tree.)  Let
me revert this commit and then will redo it correctly.

thanks for finding this.

> There are lots of these on Ebay from $2.47 up with free shipping!

Any hints on the name for how to figure out which devices are supported
by this driver?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-02 10:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30 19:59 Larry Finger
2021-07-31  5:37 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-07-31 16:18   ` Larry Finger
2021-07-31 18:53     ` Fabio Aiuto
2021-07-31 21:54       ` Larry Finger
2021-08-01  6:31     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-01 20:15       ` Larry Finger
2021-08-02 10:36         ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-08-02 11:45           ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-02 14:38             ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 14:40             ` Larry Finger
2021-08-02 15:46               ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-08-02 14:49           ` Larry Finger

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