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Subject[PATCH] repair bootmem memory leak
While developing my fresh bootmem, the testing I did to ensure there
were no memory leaks discovered a caller leaking memory:


diff -urN linux-virgin/arch/i386/kernel/setup.c linux/arch/i386/kernel/setup.c
--- linux-virgin/arch/i386/kernel/setup.c Fri Oct 5 14:45:00 2001
+++ linux/arch/i386/kernel/setup.c Sat Oct 27 12:57:39 2001
@@ -926,7 +926,7 @@
* bootmem allocator with an invalid RAM area.
*/
reserve_bootmem(HIGH_MEMORY, (PFN_PHYS(start_pfn) +
- bootmap_size + PAGE_SIZE-1) - (HIGH_MEMORY));
+ bootmap_size) - (HIGH_MEMORY));

/*
* reserve physical page 0 - it's a special BIOS page on many boxes,
reserve_boootmem_core() already ensures that the endpoint of the
interval to reserve is rounded up to a page boundary, and so this
(demonstrably) leaks a page whenever
PFN_PHYS(start_pfn) + bootmap_size + PAGE_SIZE -1
is not page-aligned.


Cheers,
Bill
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willir@us.ibm.com
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