KernelTrap: Memory Leak When Writing Audio CDs
Aug 19, 2004, 08:30 (6 Talkback[s])
"Kurt Garloff explained a bug in 126.96.36.199 causing a memory leak
when writing audio CDs:
"'When using bounce buffers for SG_IO commands with
unaligned buffers in blk_rq_map_user(), we should free the pages
from blk_rq_unmap_user() which calls bio_uncopy_user() for the
non-BIO_USER_MAPPED case. That function failed to free the pages
for write requests.'
"Andrew Morton acknowledged the fix noting, 'this really should
trigger a 188.8.131.52. We'll see...'"
Torvalds: Linux 2.6.8(Aug 14, 2004)