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Date:	Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:02:24 +0100
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...ysocki.net>
To:	Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>
Cc:	Masami Ichikawa <masami256@...il.com>, len.brown@...el.com,
	linux-pm@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] PM: Fix memory leak in pm_vt_switch_unregister().

On Thursday, December 19, 2013 01:42:28 PM Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Thu 2013-12-19 20:00:47, Masami Ichikawa wrote:
> > kmemleak reported a memory leak as below.
> > 
> > unreferenced object 0xffff880118f14700 (size 32):
> >   comm "swapper/0", pid 1, jiffies 4294877401 (age 123.283s)
> >   hex dump (first 32 bytes):
> >     00 01 10 00 00 00 ad de 00 02 20 00 00 00 ad de  .......... .....
> >     00 d4 d2 18 01 88 ff ff 01 00 00 00 00 04 00 00  ................
> >   backtrace:
> >     [<ffffffff814edb1e>] kmemleak_alloc+0x4e/0xb0
> >     [<ffffffff811889dc>] kmem_cache_alloc_trace+0x1ec/0x260
> >     [<ffffffff810aba66>] pm_vt_switch_required+0x76/0xb0
> >     [<ffffffff812f39f5>] register_framebuffer+0x195/0x320
> >     [<ffffffff8130af18>] efifb_probe+0x718/0x780
> >     [<ffffffff81391495>] platform_drv_probe+0x45/0xb0
> >     [<ffffffff8138f407>] driver_probe_device+0x87/0x3a0
> >     [<ffffffff8138f7f3>] __driver_attach+0x93/0xa0
> >     [<ffffffff8138d413>] bus_for_each_dev+0x63/0xa0
> >     [<ffffffff8138ee5e>] driver_attach+0x1e/0x20
> >     [<ffffffff8138ea40>] bus_add_driver+0x180/0x250
> >     [<ffffffff8138fe74>] driver_register+0x64/0xf0
> >     [<ffffffff813913ba>] __platform_driver_register+0x4a/0x50
> >     [<ffffffff8191e028>] efifb_driver_init+0x12/0x14
> >     [<ffffffff8100214a>] do_one_initcall+0xfa/0x1b0
> >     [<ffffffff818e40e0>] kernel_init_freeable+0x17b/0x201
> > 
> > In pm_vt_switch_required(), "entry" variable is allocated via kmalloc().
> > So, in pm_vt_switch_unregister(), it needs to call kfree() when object
> > is deleted from list.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Masami Ichikawa <masami256@...il.com>
> 
> Reviewed-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@....cz>

Applied and queued up for the next PM pull request.

Thanks!

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Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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