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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Check kmalloc return value before use the buffer
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[Linus WALLEIJ]

can this patch fix in?

2010/5/8 Nigel Cunningham <nigel@tuxonice.net>:
> Hi again.
>
> On 08/05/10 04:57, Linus WALLEIJ wrote:
>>
>> [Steven]
>>
>>> the code in arch/arm/mach-u300/dummyspichip.c is
>>>
>>>     bigtxbuf_virtual = kmalloc(DMA_TEST_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
>>>     if (bigtxbuf_virtual == NULL) {
>>>         status = -ENOMEM;
>>>         goto out;
>>>     }
>>>     bigrxbuf_virtual = kmalloc(DMA_TEST_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
>>>
>>>
>>> if kmalloc memory space for bigrxbuf_virtual is NULL, when it have
>>> kmalloc DMA_TEST_SIZE memory space for bigtxbuf_virtual,so ,if kmalloc
>>> memory for bigtxbuf_virtual success and kmalloc memory for
>>> bigrxbuf_virtual faild,i think we must kfree  bigtxbuf_virtual memory
>>
>> Ha, I also misread tx for rx, sorry.
>
> I've just looked again, and the original version did have rx in the test. We
> weren't seeing things :)
>
>> Acked-by: Linus Walleij<linus.walleij@stericsson.com>
>
> Acked-by: Nigel Cunningham <nigel@tuxonice.net>
>
> Regards,
>
> Nigel
>
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