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Date:   Mon, 13 May 2019 13:39:11 +1000
From:   "Tobin C. Harding" <>
To:     Chris Mason <>, Josef Bacik <>,
        David Sterba <>
Cc:     "Tobin C. Harding" <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,,
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] fs: btrfs: Fix error path kobject memory leak

If a call to kobject_init_and_add() fails we must call kobject_put()
otherwise we leak memory.

Calling kobject_put() when kobject_init_and_add() fails drops the
refcount back to 0 and calls the ktype release method.

Add call to kobject_put() in the error path of call to

Signed-off-by: Tobin C. Harding <>
 fs/btrfs/extent-tree.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/btrfs/extent-tree.c b/fs/btrfs/extent-tree.c
index c5880329ae37..5e40c8f1e97a 100644
--- a/fs/btrfs/extent-tree.c
+++ b/fs/btrfs/extent-tree.c
@@ -3981,8 +3981,7 @@ static int create_space_info(struct btrfs_fs_info *info, u64 flags)
 				    info->space_info_kobj, "%s",
 	if (ret) {
-		percpu_counter_destroy(&space_info->total_bytes_pinned);
-		kfree(space_info);
+		kobject_put(&space_info->kobj);
 		return ret;

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