Re: AGP bogosities

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 17:50:24 EST

On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, Dave Jones wrote:
> I'm fascinated that not a single person picked up on this problem
> whilst the agp code sat in -mm. Even if DRI isn't enabled,
> every box out there with AGP that uses the generic routines
> (which is a majority), should have barfed loudly when it hit
> this check during boot. Does no-one read dmesg output any more ?

I don't think it actuially causes a barf, because the counts start at 1,
and they go down to zero due to the double-free, but they don't become
negative until you do that whole detection loop _twice_. I think-

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