Re: Problem with VMAP_STACK=y

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Wed Oct 05 2016 - 03:50:48 EST

On Wed, 5 Oct 2016, Patrick Boettcher wrote:

> > > Thanks for the quick response.
> > > Drivers are:
> > > dvb_core, dvb_usb, dbv_usb_cynergyT2
> >
> > This dbv_usb_cynergyT2 is not from Linus' tree, is it? I don't seem
> > to be able to find it, and the only google hit I am getting is your
> > very mail to LKML :)
> It's a typo, it should say dvb_usb_cinergyT2.

Ah, thanks. Same issues there in


I think this would require more in-depth review of all the media drivers
and having all this fixed for 4.9. It should be pretty straightforward;
all the instances I've seen so far should be just straightforward
conversion to kmalloc() + kfree(), as the buffer is not being embedded in
any structure etc.

Jiri Kosina