Re: [PATCH 03/13] ide: Potential null pointer dereference in ide_queue_pc_tail()
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Hello. On 09.08.2012 18:13, Alan Cox wrote:
On Thu, 9 Aug 2012 17:55:20 +0400 Marina Makienko <makienko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The function blk_get_request() can return NULL in some cases. There are checks on it if function is called with argumetns one of which is GFP_ATOMIC/GFP_NOIO/etc. If system couldn't find request blk_get_request() return NULL.
drivers/ide is obsolete and scheduled for removal.
When it was scheduled for removal? I can't find an entry in Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt. And how can that be when there are still many unconverted drivers?
I'm not sure messing with it is remotely useful at this point ?
It's being maintained for bug fixes still, AFAIK. MBR, Sergei -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-ide" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html