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Date:   Wed, 5 Jun 2019 10:06:47 -0500
From:   Pierre-Louis Bossart <pierre-louis.bossart@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Amadeusz Sławiński 
        <amadeuszx.slawinski@...ux.intel.com>, alsa-devel@...a-project.org
Cc:     Jaroslav Kysela <perex@...ex.cz>, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.com>,
        Liam Girdwood <lgirdwood@...il.com>,
        Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>,
        Jie Yang <yang.jie@...ux.intel.com>,
        Cezary Rojewski <cezary.rojewski@...el.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/14] ALSA: hdac: fix memory release for SST and SOF
 drivers

On 6/5/19 8:45 AM, Amadeusz Sławiński wrote:
> During the integration of HDaudio support, we changed the way in which
> we get hdev in snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_init() to use one preallocated
> with devm_kzalloc(), however it still left kfree(hdev) in
> snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_exit(). It leads to oopses when trying to
> rmmod and modprobe. Fix it, by just removing kfree call.
> 
> SOF also uses some of the snd_hdac_ functions for HDAudio support but
> allocated the memory with kzalloc. A matching fix is provided
> separately to align all users of the snd_hdac_ library.

There are stability issues with this change (already shared in a 
separate series) and additional findings reported by Libin so this 
should not be applied for now.

> 
> Fixes: 6298542fa33b ("ALSA: hdac: remove memory allocation from snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_init")
> Reviewed-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@...e.de>
> Signed-off-by: Amadeusz Sławiński <amadeuszx.slawinski@...ux.intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Pierre-Louis Bossart <pierre-louis.bossart@...ux.intel.com>
> ---
>   sound/hda/ext/hdac_ext_bus.c | 1 -
>   1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/sound/hda/ext/hdac_ext_bus.c b/sound/hda/ext/hdac_ext_bus.c
> index c203af71a099..f33ba58b753c 100644
> --- a/sound/hda/ext/hdac_ext_bus.c
> +++ b/sound/hda/ext/hdac_ext_bus.c
> @@ -170,7 +170,6 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_init);
>   void snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_exit(struct hdac_device *hdev)
>   {
>   	snd_hdac_device_exit(hdev);
> -	kfree(hdev);
>   }
>   EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(snd_hdac_ext_bus_device_exit);
>   
> 

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