Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247734
Hald does not free memory when unplug/replugging a usb device.
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:51:31 EST
Description of problem:
When unplugging and replugging a USB device the size of the process hald grows
as the xml data is not free'd.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug usb disk into machine
2. Unplug usb disk from machine
3. Plug usb disk into machine
Hald process space grows in size.
Hald to not grow in size.
There seems to be a bug in processing fdi files that has been fixed upstream,
customer has applied said patch and told that it has been fixed.
For more information check out IT 124713.
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inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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Created attachment 159774 [details]
Patch fixing the problem. Tested and confirmed by customer.
An advisory 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
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