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

From: Catalin Marinas
Date: Sat Aug 19 2006 - 06:25:22 EST

On 18/08/06, Michal Piotrowski <michal.k.k.piotrowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This is interesting. Is it too large?
orphan pointer 0xfe09f000 (size 4194304):
c016cb9c: <__vmalloc_node>
c016cbb2: <__vmalloc>
c016cbc7: <vmalloc>
fdd3bbe1: <txInit>
fdd23b73: <init_jfs_fs>
c0149fea: <sys_init_module>

Looking at the code, I don't think it is too large. Anyway, it is just
a temporary false positive as it seems to only be present in some of
the files in your tarball.

A large collection of false positives :)

Thanks, but some of them look like real leaks :-) - delayacct_tsk_init
- I'll post a separate e-mail for this.

Have you seen any crashes or lockdep reports with the latest kmemleak patches?

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