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Date:   Wed, 30 Aug 2017 03:48:54 +0000
From:   Long Li <longli@...rosoft.com>
To:     "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>
CC:     KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>,
        Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>,
        "James E . J . Bottomley" <JBottomley@...n.com>,
        "devel@...uxdriverproject.org" <devel@...uxdriverproject.org>,
        "linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] storvsc: fix memory leak on ring buffer busy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin K. Petersen [mailto:martin.petersen@...cle.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:31 PM
> To: Long Li <longli@...rosoft.com>
> Cc: KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>; Haiyang Zhang
> <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>; James E . J . Bottomley
> <JBottomley@...n.com>; devel@...uxdriverproject.org; linux-
> scsi@...r.kernel.org; linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org; Long Li
> <longli@...rosoft.com>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] storvsc: fix memory leak on ring buffer busy
> 
> 
> Long,
> 
> > When storvsc is sending I/O to Hyper-v, it may allocate a bigger
> > buffer descriptor for large data payload that can't fit into a
> > pre-allocated buffer descriptor. This bigger buffer is freed on return
> > path.
> >
> > If I/O request to Hyper-v fails due to ring buffer busy, the storvsc
> > allocated buffer descriptor should also be freed.
> 
> Which kernel version is this patch aimed at?

Martin, thanks for pointing this out. This should also go to stable trees.

Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org
> 
> --
> Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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