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SubjectRe: kmemleak reports firmware loader funnies in iwlwifi
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Hi Catalin,

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Catalin
Marinas<catalin.marinas@arm.com> wrote:
> diff --git a/drivers/base/firmware_class.c b/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
> index ddeb819..26fb808 100644
> --- a/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
> +++ b/drivers/base/firmware_class.c
> @@ -179,6 +179,13 @@ static ssize_t firmware_loading_store(struct device *dev,
>                                dev_err(dev, "%s: vmap() failed\n", __func__);
>                                goto err;
>                        }
> +                       /*
> +                        * This block of memory is later freed using vfree.
> +                        * Since kmemleak does not track vmap calls, just
> +                        * inform it about this block but ignore it during
> +                        * scanning.
> +                        */
> +                       kmemleak_alloc(fw_priv->fw->data, 0, -1, GFP_KERNEL);
>                        /* Pages will be freed by vfree() */
>                        fw_priv->pages = NULL;
>                        fw_priv->page_array_size = 0;

Would it be possible to put this hook in vmap() somehow?
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