lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Apr]   [17]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86/PCI: fix a memory leak bug

* Wenwen Wang <wang6495@umn.edu> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 3:33 PM Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 16 Apr 2019, Wenwen Wang wrote:
> >
> > > In pcibios_irq_init(), the PCI IRQ routing table 'pirq_table' is firstly
> > > found through pirq_find_routing_table(). If the table is not found and
> > > 'CONFIG_PCI_BIOS' is defined, the table is then allocated in
> > > pcibios_get_irq_routing_table() using kmalloc(). In the following
> > > execution, if the I/O APIC is used, this table is actually not used.
> > > However, in that case, the allocated table is not freed, which can lead to
> > > a memory leak bug.
> >
> > s/which can lead to/which is/
> >
> > There is no 'can'. It simply is a memory leak.
> >
> > > To fix this issue, this patch frees the allocated table if it is not used.
> >
> > To fix this issue, free the allocated table if it is not used.
> >
> > 'this patch' is completely redundant information and discouraged in
> > Documentation/process/....
> >
>
> Thanks for your suggestions, Thomas. I will revise the commit's message.
>
> Wenwen
>
> > Other than that:
> >
> > Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>

You didn't add Thomas's Acked-by to your commit ...

Thanks,

Ingo

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-04-17 08:01    [W:0.206 / U:0.572 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site