[Karmic] Fix upstream detected regression in 2.6.31.7

Bug #511129 reported by Stefan Bader
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Stefan Bader

Bug Description

This probably only affects architectures that have empty sections but as this case in via 2.6.31.7 and was fixed for 2.6.32 (the only reason it did not make it to 31 is the end of support for that release upstream), we should pull in that patch as well.

From 8dfabfcf7b0c03f33f7cb945772027060de70b61 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ben Hutchings <email address hidden>
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 14:43:01 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] modules: Skip empty sections when exporting section notes

commit 10b465aaf9536ee5a16652fa0700740183d48ec9 upstream.

Commit 35dead4 "modules: don't export section names of empty sections
via sysfs" changed the set of sections that have attributes, but did
not change the iteration over these attributes in add_notes_attrs().
This can lead to add_notes_attrs() creating attributes with the wrong
names or with null name pointers.

Introduce a sect_empty() function and use it in both add_sect_attrs()

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Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

This was part of 2.6.32.4

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
assignee: nobody → Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
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Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

The fix has been committed and is included in 2.6.31-20.57. Though the regression and the initial problem was only visible in for parisc. So I would mark the issue as verified here. Loading modules on x86 has never shown the duplicate entries message nor the oops observed on parisc without this second patch.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-done
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.31-20.57

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linux (2.6.31-20.57) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Kees Cook ]

  * SAUCE: x86: brk away from exec rand area
    - LP: #452175

  [ Keng-Yu Lin ]

  * SAUCE: (drop after 2.6.31) input: Add hotkey quirk for Samsung
    Q210/P210 laptops
    - LP: #385683

  [ Pascal Bach ]

  * SAUCE: (drop after 2.6.31) input: Add hotkey quirk for Fujitsu Amilo
    1848+u
    - LP: #458503

  [ Stefan Bader ]

  * Revert "[Upstream] (drop after 2.6.31) acerhdf: fix fan control for
    AOA150 model"
    - LP: #494633
  * [Config] Disable CONFIG_USB_DEVICEFS
    - LP: #488274

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Revert "ext4: Don't update superblock write time when filesystem is
    read-only"
    - LP: #496816
  * Revert "ide: try to use PIO Mode 0 during probe if possible"
    - LP: #503430
  * Revert "isdn: isdn_ppp: Use SKB list facilities instead of home-grown
    implementation."
    - LP: #503430
  * nilfs2: fix kernel oops in error case of nilfs_ioctl_move_blocks
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: don't use CIFSGetSrvInodeNumber in is_path_accessible
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: clean up handling when server doesn't consistently support inode
    numbers
    - LP: #494633
  * cifs: clear server inode number flag while autodisabling
    - LP: #494633
  * CIFS: fix oops in cifs_lookup during net boot
    - LP: #494633
  * CIFS: Duplicate data on appending to some Samba servers
    - LP: #494633
  * rtl8187: Fix kernel oops when device is removed when LEDS enabled
    - LP: #494633
  * md: don't clear endpoint for resync when resync is interrupted.
    - LP: #494633
  * md/raid5: make sure curr_sync_completes is uptodate when reshape starts
    - LP: #494633
  * md/raid1/raid10: add a cond_resched
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: usb-audio: fix combine_word problem
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: hda - Dell Studio 1557 hd-audio quirk
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: AACI: fix AC97 multiple-open bug
    - LP: #494633
  * ALSA: AACI: fix recording bug
    - LP: #494633
  * jffs2: Fix memory corruption in jffs2_read_inode_range()
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: disable active-sensing-on-close by default
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix checking of O_APPEND when opening MIDI device
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix double init when opening MIDI device with O_APPEND
    - LP: #494633
  * sound: rawmidi: fix MIDI device O_APPEND error handling
    - LP: #494633
  * highmem: Fix race in debug_kmap_atomic() which could cause warn_count
    to underflow
    - LP: #494633
  * highmem: Fix debug_kmap_atomic() to also handle KM_IRQ_PTE, KM_NMI, and
    KM_NMI_PTE
    - LP: #494633
  * powerpc: Fix DEBUG_HIGHMEM build break from d4515646699
    - LP: #494633
  * kmap: fix build errors with DEBUG_HIGHMEM enabled
    - LP: #494633
  * V4L/DVB (13169): bttv: Fix potential out-of-order field processing
    - LP: #494633
  * V4L/DVB (13170): bttv: Fix reversed polarity error when switching video
    standard
    - LP: #494633
  * V4L/DVB (13109): tda18271: fix signedness issue in
    tda18271_rf_tracking_filters_init
    - LP: #494633
  * V4L/DVB (13107): tda18271: fix overflow in FM radio frequency...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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