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Date:	Wed, 03 Dec 2008 10:55:59 -0800
From:	<>
Cc:	<>, <>
Subject: patch ext4-free-ext4_prealloc_space-using-kmem_cache_free.patch added to 2.6.27-stable tree

This is a note to let you know that we have just queued up the patch titled

    Subject: ext4: Free ext4_prealloc_space using kmem_cache_free

to the 2.6.27-stable tree.  Its filename is


A git repo of this tree can be found at;a=summary

>From  Wed Dec  3 10:42:23 2008
From: Aneesh Kumar K.V <>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:05:32 -0500
Subject: ext4: Free ext4_prealloc_space using kmem_cache_free
Cc: Ext4 Developers List <>, "Theodore Ts'o" <>, "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <>
Message-ID: <>

From: Aneesh Kumar K.V <>

(cherry picked from commit 688f05a01983711a4e715b1d6e15a89a89c96a66)

We should use kmem_cache_free to free memory allocated
via kmem_cache_alloc

Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <>
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

 fs/ext4/mballoc.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
@@ -2577,7 +2577,7 @@ static void ext4_mb_cleanup_pa(struct ex
 		pa = list_entry(cur, struct ext4_prealloc_space, pa_group_list);
-		kfree(pa);
+		kmem_cache_free(ext4_pspace_cachep, pa);
 	if (count)
 		mb_debug("mballoc: %u PAs left\n", count);

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