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Bug 77333

Summary: /proc memory leaks
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: Nakai <ynakai>
Component: kernelAssignee: Jason Baron <jbaron>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
Severity: high Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: 2.1CC: hfuchi, knoel
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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linux-2.4.9-e.8-generic.c.patch
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This is the patch that was checked into the errata release none

Description Nakai 2002-11-05 07:29:35 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
/proc memory leaks when it fails to make tunnel devices.
It annoys IPv6 stress tests.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make lots of tunnel devices.
2. Available memory reduces.
3.
	

Additional info:

Comment 1 Nakai 2002-11-05 07:30:20 UTC
Created attachment 83684 [details]
linux-2.4.9-e.8-generic.c.patch

Comment 2 Pete Zaitcev 2002-11-14 20:48:18 UTC
The patch looks bad, just about evey segment is wrong.
First segment frees what it has no business the free.
All others forget to free what proc_create allocated.


Comment 3 Steve Dickson 2002-12-17 15:46:31 UTC
Created attachment 88782 [details]
This is the patch that was checked into the errata release

Comment 4 Nakai 2003-01-15 10:20:04 UTC
Thee is no 2.1AS errata kernel which has this fix.

Comment 5 Nakai 2003-01-15 10:27:28 UTC
s/Thee/There/

Comment 6 John Flanagan 2003-02-14 20:59:29 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2002-319.html