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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:17:59 +0100
To:     Matias Bjorling <>
        Hans Holmberg <>
Subject: [PATCH] lightnvm: pblk: use vfree to free metadata on error path

From: Hans Holmberg <>

As chunk metadata is allocated using vmalloc, we need to free it
using vfree.

Fixes: 090ee26fd512 ("lightnvm: use internal allocation for chunk log page")
Signed-off-by: Hans Holmberg <>
 drivers/lightnvm/pblk-core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-core.c b/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-core.c
index 1ff165351180..1b5ff51faa63 100644
--- a/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-core.c
+++ b/drivers/lightnvm/pblk-core.c
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ struct nvm_chk_meta *pblk_get_chunk_meta(struct pblk *pblk)
 	ret = nvm_get_chunk_meta(dev, ppa, geo->all_chunks, meta);
 	if (ret) {
-		kfree(meta);
+		vfree(meta);
 		return ERR_PTR(-EIO);

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