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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mgag200: Fix a memory leak in mgag200fb_create()
On Fri, 22 Jun 2012, devendra.aaru wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:43 AM, Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net> wrote:
> > First we allocate memory for 'sysram' with vmalloc() and subsequently
> > we allocate for 'info' with framebuffer_alloc(). If the second
> > allocation fails we return -ENOMEM, but neglect to vfree() the memory
> > we previously allocated for 'sysram', thus leaking it.
> >
> Hi Jesper,
>
> > Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net>
> > ---
> >  drivers/gpu/drm/mgag200/mgag200_fb.c | 4 +++-
> >  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/mgag200/mgag200_fb.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/mgag200/mgag200_fb.c
> > index 880d336..3c837e5 100644
> > --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/mgag200/mgag200_fb.c
> > +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/mgag200/mgag200_fb.c
> > @@ -156,8 +156,10 @@ static int mgag200fb_create(struct mga_fbdev *mfbdev,
> >                return -ENOMEM;
> >
> >        info = framebuffer_alloc(0, device);
> > -       if (info == NULL)
> > +       if (info == NULL) {
> > +               vfree(sysram);
> >                return -ENOMEM;
> > +       }
> >
> >        info->par = mfbdev;
> >
> This looks ok. but what about the error path?
> there are more leaks at error paths. mgag200_framebuffer_init failcase
> and the functions below like,
> fb_alloc_cmap,
> alloc_apertures,
> ?
>
I didn't do a complete review. I just happened to notice this one and
wanted to submit a patch.

If I can find the time I may look more closely for other problems, but no
promises, so for now I'd suggest just merging this patch and then future
patches from me, you or someone else, can be added on top of that at a
later time.

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