device driver memory leak in 5.1-20030726?
l.ertl at univie.ac.at
Sun Jul 27 07:44:10 PDT 2003
On Sun, 27 Jul 2003, Mark Blackman wrote:
> Perhaps it's a USB bug. There seems to be some correspondence between
> the use of the USB Speedtouch ADSL modem and the out-of-control
> devbuf allocations.
I'm too seeing these annoying kmem_malloc panics on recent -current
kernels. The laptop I'm using is way off of being overloaded at all, the
only thing I do is going online using a Bluetooth USB dongle. As soon as I
generate some network traffic, devbuf allocations go up, until at some
point the machine panics randomly in kmem_malloc.
I have different core dumps and backtraces available, but they don't seem
to be of much use in this case. I really suspect the USB stuff to be
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