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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:34:06 -0600
From:	Jens Axboe <>
To:	Mike Snitzer <>, Dave Jones <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: block: free q->flush_rq in blk_init_allocated_queue error paths.

On 03/19/2014 01:22 PM, Mike Snitzer wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19 2014 at  3:12pm -0400,
> Dave Jones <> wrote:
>> Commit 7982e90c3a ("block: fix q->flush_rq NULL pointer crash on dm-mpath flush")
>> moved an allocation to blk_init_allocated_queue(), but neglected to free
>> that allocation on the error paths that follow.
>> Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <>
> Ngh.. thanks Dave!
> /me hangs his head in shame...
> Acked-by: Mike Snitzer <>
> Jens, really sorry about this oversight.  I can take it on the chin and
> pick this up for Linus to take this week from linux-dm.git.  Your call.

No worries, I'll shove it off to Linus today. Then I can punch you on 
the chin next week.

Jens Axboe

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