Re: [PATCH 2.6.18-rc4 00/10] Kernel memory leak detector 0.9

From: Michal Piotrowski
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 12:40:16 EST

On 18/08/06, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 18/08/06, Michal Piotrowski <michal.k.k.piotrowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Lockdep still detects this bug
> =======================================================
> [ INFO: possible circular locking dependency detected ]
> -------------------------------------------------------
> events/0/8 is trying to acquire lock:
> (memleak_lock){++..}, at: [<c0176a11>] memleak_free+0x9e/0x16f
> but task is already holding lock:
> (&parent->list_lock){++..}, at: [<c0174f29>] drain_array+0x49/0xad
> which lock already depends on the new lock.
> etc.

Do you have the complete dmesg output? There should be a different
path which I missed (I didn't get this yestarday but I haven't tried
with the latest patch I sent to you today).

Here is dmesg output



Michal K. K. Piotrowski
LTG - Linux Testers Group
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