Bug 247734 - Hald does not free memory when unplug/replugging a usb device.
Summary: Hald does not free memory when unplug/replugging a usb device.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: hal   
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Version: 4.5
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: David Zeuthen
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Keywords: OtherQA
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Reported: 2007-07-11 05:20 UTC by Wade Mealing
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:51 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0801
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-15 16:06:56 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch fixing the problem. Tested and confirmed by customer. (2.26 KB, patch)
2007-07-23 11:12 UTC, Jose Plans
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0801 normal SHIPPED_LIVE hal bug fix update 2007-11-14 17:33:06 UTC

Description Wade Mealing 2007-07-11 05:20:24 UTC
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):


How reproducible:

Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Plug usb disk into machine
2. Unplug usb disk from machine
3. Plug usb disk into machine
Actual results:

Hald process space grows in size.

Expected results:

Hald to not grow in size.

Additional info:

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.


Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-07-23 10:54:51 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 3 Jose Plans 2007-07-23 11:12:43 UTC
Created attachment 159774 [details]
Patch fixing the problem. Tested and confirmed by customer.

Comment 15 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-15 16:06:56 UTC
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
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.


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