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Date:   Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:21:45 +0000
From:   Maxim Mikityanskiy <maximmi@...lanox.com>
To:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
CC:     Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...lanox.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...lanox.com>,
        Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@...ronome.com>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@...nel.org>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org" <linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "xdp-newbies@...r.kernel.org" <xdp-newbies@...r.kernel.org>,
        "bpf@...r.kernel.org" <bpf@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [net-next] net/mlx5e: xsk: dynamically allocate
 mlx5e_channel_param

On 2019-07-08 18:16, Maxim Mikityanskiy wrote:
> On 2019-07-08 15:55, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>> -	mlx5e_build_xsk_cparam(priv, params, xsk, &cparam);
>> +	cparam = kzalloc(sizeof(*cparam), GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> Similar code in mlx5e_open_channels (en_main.c) uses kvzalloc. Although
> the struct is currently smaller than a page anyway, and there should be
> no difference in behavior now, I suggest using the same alloc function
> to keep code uniform.
> 
>>    	/* Create a dedicated SQ for posting NOPs whenever we need an IRQ to be
>>    	 * triggered and NAPI to be called on the correct CPU.
>>    	 */
>> -	err = mlx5e_open_icosq(c, params, &cparam.icosq, &c->xskicosq);
>> +	err = mlx5e_open_icosq(c, params, &cparam->icosq, &c->xskicosq);
>>    	if (unlikely(err))
>>    		goto err_close_icocq;
>>    
> 
> Here is kfree missing. It's a memory leak in the good path.

Arnd, I'm going to take over your patch and respin it, addressing my own 
comments, because it's been quite a while, and we want to have this fix.

Thanks for spotting it.

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