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SubjectRe: [PATCH] slub: fix a memory leak in get_partial_node()
On Wed, 16 May 2012, Joonsoo Kim wrote:

> In the case which is below,
> 1. acquire slab for cpu partial list
> 2. free object to it by remote cpu
> 3. page->freelist = t
> then memory leak is occurred.

Hmmm... Ok so we cannot assign page->freelist in get_partial_node() for
the cpu partial slabs. It must be done in the cmpxchg transition.

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <>

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