2011-07-28 09:34:16

by Herbert Xu

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Subject: Re: [Bug 37862] padlock related kernel NULL pointer dereference

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 09:20:13AM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=37862
> --- Comment #10 from Jethro Beekman <[email protected]> 2011-07-28 09:20:13 ---
> That is interesting, on
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.26.y.git;a=history;f=drivers/crypto
> that particular patch is included but on
> https://github.com/mirrors/linux-2.6/commits/v2.6.26/drivers/crypto
> it isn't.
> Anyway, my distro's kernel source package has the patch applied.

OK, it does seem that it was applied. Suresh, any ideas what
might be wrong here? The crash looks eerily like the one that
was fixed by your patch.

> I will try to use the latest kernel, but in the very near future I won't be
> able to test on that system. In that case, I will try to get a colleague
> working on this.

Please do.

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