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Date:   Thu, 4 Jul 2019 15:50:10 +1000
From:   Ben Skeggs <skeggsb@...il.com>
To:     Yongxin Liu <yongxin.liu@...driver.com>
Cc:     ML dri-devel <dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        ML nouveau <nouveau@...ts.freedesktop.org>,
        Ben Skeggs <bskeggs@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Nouveau] [PATCH] drm/nouveau: fix memory leak in nouveau_conn_reset()

On Mon, 1 Jul 2019 at 12:37, Yongxin Liu <yongxin.liu@...driver.com> wrote:
>
> In nouveau_conn_reset(), if connector->state is true,
> __drm_atomic_helper_connector_destroy_state() will be called,
> but the memory pointed by asyc isn't freed. Memory leak happens
> in the following function __drm_atomic_helper_connector_reset(),
> where newly allocated asyc->state will be assigned to connector->state.
>
> So using nouveau_conn_atomic_destroy_state() instead of
> __drm_atomic_helper_connector_destroy_state to free the "old" asyc.
>
> Here the is the log showing memory leak.
>
> unreferenced object 0xffff8c5480483c80 (size 192):
>   comm "kworker/0:2", pid 188, jiffies 4294695279 (age 53.179s)
>   hex dump (first 32 bytes):
>     00 f0 ba 7b 54 8c ff ff 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ...{T...........
>     00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  ................
>   backtrace:
>     [<000000005005c0d0>] kmem_cache_alloc_trace+0x195/0x2c0
>     [<00000000a122baed>] nouveau_conn_reset+0x25/0xc0 [nouveau]
>     [<000000004fd189a2>] nouveau_connector_create+0x3a7/0x610 [nouveau]
>     [<00000000c73343a8>] nv50_display_create+0x343/0x980 [nouveau]
>     [<000000002e2b03c3>] nouveau_display_create+0x51f/0x660 [nouveau]
>     [<00000000c924699b>] nouveau_drm_device_init+0x182/0x7f0 [nouveau]
>     [<00000000cc029436>] nouveau_drm_probe+0x20c/0x2c0 [nouveau]
>     [<000000007e961c3e>] local_pci_probe+0x47/0xa0
>     [<00000000da14d569>] work_for_cpu_fn+0x1a/0x30
>     [<0000000028da4805>] process_one_work+0x27c/0x660
>     [<000000001d415b04>] worker_thread+0x22b/0x3f0
>     [<0000000003b69f1f>] kthread+0x12f/0x150
>     [<00000000c94c29b7>] ret_from_fork+0x3a/0x50
>
> Signed-off-by: Yongxin Liu <yongxin.liu@...driver.com>
Thanks!  Got it.

> ---
>  drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_connector.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_connector.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_connector.c
> index 4116ee62adaf..f69ff22beee0 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_connector.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/nouveau/nouveau_connector.c
> @@ -252,7 +252,7 @@ nouveau_conn_reset(struct drm_connector *connector)
>                 return;
>
>         if (connector->state)
> -               __drm_atomic_helper_connector_destroy_state(connector->state);
> +               nouveau_conn_atomic_destroy_state(connector, connector->state);
>         __drm_atomic_helper_connector_reset(connector, &asyc->state);
>         asyc->dither.mode = DITHERING_MODE_AUTO;
>         asyc->dither.depth = DITHERING_DEPTH_AUTO;
> --
> 2.14.4
>
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