Re: First snapshot of a proposed set of fixes to make 2.0.34

Dr. Werner Fink (
Mon, 19 Jan 1998 14:18:34 +0100

> I'd appreciate feedback on these - especially on the Alpha platform so I can
> fix any further
> problems they may have caused someone and submit this on to Linus for 2.0.34
> o sysctl oops
> o ptrace oops
> o signal oops
> o i_count exploit
> o autofw help text
> o LDT memory leak

o Memory leak: Missing kfree in unregister_sysctl_table()

> o Warning in cdrom.c
> o Warning in eth16i.c
> o Remove experimental tag fro DLCI/SDLA support
> o SMC ultra32 module fix
> o eql warning
> o new_tunnel warning
> o kerneld/ifconfig exploit
> o ignore source quench and drive by the dropped frames (current "good
> practice")

o Update of 3c59c.c: version 0.49 ... with this one our vortex cards are
running without nasty transmit errors or timeouts.