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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: kvfree the swap cluster info if the swap file is unsatisfactory
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David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> writes:

> On Thu, 31 Aug 2017, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
>
>> If initializing a small swap file fails because the swap file has a
>> problem (holes, etc.) then we need to free the cluster info as part of
>> cleanup. Unfortunately a previous patch changed the code to use
>> kvzalloc but did not change all the vfree calls to use kvfree.
>>
>
> Hopefully this can make it into 4.13.
>
> Fixes: 54f180d3c181 ("mm, swap: use kvzalloc to allocate some swap data structures")
> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org [4.12]
>
>> Found by running generic/357 from xfstests.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
>
> Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
>
> But I think there's also a memory leak and we need this on top of your
> fix:
>
>
> mm, swapfile: fix swapon frontswap_map memory leak on error
>
> Free frontswap_map if an error is encountered before enable_swap_info().
>
> Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
> ---
> mm/swapfile.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> diff --git a/mm/swapfile.c b/mm/swapfile.c
> --- a/mm/swapfile.c
> +++ b/mm/swapfile.c
> @@ -3053,6 +3053,7 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE2(swapon, const char __user *, specialfile, int, swap_flags)
> spin_unlock(&swap_lock);
> vfree(swap_map);
> kvfree(cluster_info);
> + kvfree(frontswap_map);
> if (swap_file) {
> if (inode && S_ISREG(inode->i_mode)) {
> inode_unlock(inode);

Yes. There is a memory leak.

Reviewed-by: "Huang, Ying" <ying.huang@intel.com>

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

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