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Date:   Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:26:25 +0200
From:   Christophe JAILLET <>
To:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: fbdev: Fix an errro handling path in

Le 12/10/2017 à 18:25, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz a écrit :
> [ added dri-devel ML to cc: ]
> On Tuesday, September 12, 2017 07:39:30 AM Christophe JAILLET wrote:
>> If 'dmam_alloc_attrs()' fails, we must go through the error handling code,
>> as done elsewhere in this function. Otherwise, there is a resource leak.
>> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <>
>> ---
>> I'm also puzzled by the 'framebuffer_alloc()' call a few lines above.
>> 'ret' is known to be 0 at this point. I guess that -ENOMEM should also be
>> returned.
> Yes, moreover the "failed:" error path is incomplete (please take
> a look at au1200fb_drv_remove() for comparison) and needs to be fixed.
> Could you please take care of it?

I will try, but be indulgent :)

My understanding of the code is that they are several issues all related 
to this error handling path (double free, missing memory release, 
invalid irq release...)
I will try to sort it out, but my first tries will likely be incomplete 
and/or broken.


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