[PATCH] Revert "ACPICA: Interpreter: fix memory leak by using existing buffer"

Shawn Guo shawn.guo at linaro.org
Sat Feb 6 05:48:55 EST 2021

On Sat, Feb 06, 2021 at 09:49:37AM +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> This reverts commit 32cf1a12cad43358e47dac8014379c2f33dfbed4.
> The 'exisitng buffer' in this case is the firmware provided table, and
> we should not modify that in place. This fixes a crash on arm64 with
> initrd table overrides, in which case the DSDT is not mapped with
> read/write permissions.
> Cc: Robert Moore <robert.moore at intel.com>
> Cc: Erik Kaneda <erik.kaneda at intel.com>
> Cc: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki at intel.com>
> Cc: Len Brown <lenb at kernel.org>
> Reported-by: Shawn Guo <shawn.guo at linaro.org>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb at kernel.org>

Tested-by: Shawn Guo <shawn.guo at linaro.org>

Thanks for fixing the regression, Ard!


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