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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [2.6] Make reiserfs not to crash on oom
Hello!

On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 07:01:45PM +0100, Dave Jones wrote:
> > Thanks to Standford guys, a case where reiserfs can dereference NULL pointer
> > if memory allocation fail during mount was identified.
> >
> > @@ -2260,8 +2260,10 @@
> > INIT_LIST_HEAD (&SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)->j_prealloc_list);
> > INIT_LIST_HEAD(&SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)->j_working_list);
> > INIT_LIST_HEAD(&SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)->j_journal_list);
> > - reiserfs_allocate_list_bitmaps(p_s_sb, SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)->j_list_bitmap,
> > - SB_BMAP_NR(p_s_sb)) ;
> > + if (reiserfs_allocate_list_bitmaps(p_s_sb,
> > + SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)->j_list_bitmap,
> > + SB_BMAP_NR(p_s_sb)))
> > + goto free_and_return ;
> > allocate_bitmap_nodes(p_s_sb) ;
> Are you leaking the 'journal' allocation here?
> (Ditto some of the other failure paths too)

No, there is "vfree(SB_JOURNAL(p_s_sb)) ;" at the end of free_journal_ram()
that is called if we jump to that free_and_return label.

> There's also a typod 'jornal' a few lines further down.

Yup. Fortunatelly it does not break anything ;)
If somebody to catch all typos and misspellings in reiserfs code, that would
worth a separate patch (and it will be big).

Bye,
Oleg
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