3.3 kernel bug

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 05:04:00 EDT 2012


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Yioryos Asprobounitis
<mavrothal at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> --- On Mon, 4/2/12, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On Apr 2, 2012 7:16 PM, "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> It would appear that I came up an XO-1 3.3 kernel bug (albeit not with an OLPC build yet, but the bug is not there with OLPC 2.6.35 or OLPC 3.1 and identical userspace)
>>> Its a regression in fs/namei.c, full_name_hash()/hash_name(),  regarding files with 8 character names or multiples of it
>>> More info in this thread http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=133244187421796&w=2
>>>
>>> It is apparently fixed in 3.4-rc1, but I was wondering if it may worth merging in 3.3, which appears to be the next x86 OLPC kernel.
>>>
>>> I do not really know if it affects anything specific in the XO builds, so just a heads up for now.
>>
>>If it's a general kernel bug fix I would expect it'll get pulled into the 3.3 stable releases
>>Peter
>>
>
> I'm afraid did not make into the 3.3.1 stable (from what I can see).
> This is also true for another bug that I came across (also in relation to the usb wifi XO-1 module) that brakes (!) the flow control when usb-debug is enabled. ( https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/2/2/427 )
> This is also fixed in 3.4-rc1 but not present in 3.3.1.
> Hopefully 3.3.2 :-)

Got a link to the exact email with the patch that fixes that later bug?

Peter


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