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Re: kern/40651: kmem_alloc() returns misaligned pointers

The following reply was made to PR kern/40651; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Martin Husemann <>
To: enami tsugutomo <>
Subject: Re: kern/40651: kmem_alloc() returns misaligned pointers
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:49:48 +0100

 On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 12:07:15PM +0900, enami tsugutomo wrote:
 > I'd like to see the contents of around this address.  Also, if someone
 > really writing beyond the allocated region, the Andrew's patch to
 > detect memory abuse posted on tech-kern few weeks ago might help.
 I found two independend issues, both contributing to this - I'll clean up
 and post a patch here ASAP. There was memory corruption from a driver,
 plus probably a kmem bug (but I have to verify that).

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