Re: double free issue, mvpp2 driver, armada375 modules

From: Thomas Petazzoni
Date: Tue Dec 13 2016 - 11:55:49 EST


On Mon, 2 May 2016 11:46:46 +0200, Raphael G wrote:

> enclosed the kernel panic we obtain after boot with a slightly patched
> upstream kernel (4.5.2).
> (as well as the patchset applied to the upstream kernel, so that you can
> know which code we are talking about. Too bad we cannot use the upstream
> kernel but we had no choice about this + we're no experts so we rely on
> provided patches, adapted to our bootloader and hardware for this)
> Reproduce:
> boot on kernel on an armada375 module, connect to it, launch a top in
> commandline
> As seen with Marcin Wojtas, reverting commit
> e864b4c7b184bde36fa6a02bb3190983d2f796f9 fixes this issue.
> Reporting upstream so that you can decide what should be done next

Thanks for your report. I have finally submitted a fix for this issue.
You can find it at:

If you have the time to test it and report back, it would be very

Thanks a lot!

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering