Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 77333
/proc memory leaks
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:55:29 EST
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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):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make lots of tunnel devices.
2. Available memory reduces.
Created attachment 83684 [details]
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.
Created attachment 88782 [details]
This is the patch that was checked into the errata release
Thee is no 2.1AS errata kernel which has this fix.
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
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