Please include patch from bug 606081 (missing copy_from_user in radeon drm code)

Daniel J Blueman daniel.blueman at
Sun Aug 8 10:15:12 UTC 2010

On 7 August 2010 18:59, Dr. David Alan Gilbert <dave at> wrote:
> Hi,
>  Please could you pick up my patch in bug 606081
> It fixes a missing copy_from_user in the radeon drm code that
> causes an oops running google earth on 64bit Maverick.
> It's not clear to me whether there also needs to be a separate
> fix to the 32bit compat code; but the patch fixes the oops
> which is a pretty obvious missing copy_from_user.
> (I don't think it's actually a security issue - the read value
> is only used in a comparison, not returned directly).
> Dave

It's best to forward your patch
[] to
linux-kernel at and dri-devel at and
CC stable at .

The patch will be released in, which will be used in Maverick.

Daniel J Blueman

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