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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 22:06:30 -0800
From:   Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
To:     Wang Hai <wanghai38@...wei.com>
Cc:     Vishal L Verma <vishal.l.verma@...el.com>,
        Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@...el.com>,
        linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@...ts.01.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] dax: fix memory leak when rmmod dax.ko

On Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 5:54 AM Wang Hai <wanghai38@...wei.com> wrote:
>
> When I repeatedly modprobe and rmmod dax.ko, kmemleak report a
> memory leak as follows:
>
> unreferenced object 0xffff9a5588c05088 (size 8):
>   comm "modprobe", pid 261, jiffies 4294693644 (age 42.063s)
> ...
>   backtrace:
>     [<00000000e007ced0>] kstrdup+0x35/0x70
>     [<000000002ae73897>] kstrdup_const+0x3d/0x50
>     [<000000002b00c9c3>] kvasprintf_const+0xbc/0xf0
>     [<000000008023282f>] kobject_set_name_vargs+0x3b/0xd0
>     [<00000000d2cbaa4e>] kobject_set_name+0x62/0x90
>     [<00000000202e7a22>] bus_register+0x7f/0x2b0
>     [<000000000b77792c>] 0xffffffffc02840f7
>     [<000000002d5be5ac>] 0xffffffffc02840b4
>     [<00000000dcafb7cd>] do_one_initcall+0x58/0x240
>     [<00000000049fe480>] do_init_module+0x56/0x1e2
>     [<0000000022671491>] load_module+0x2517/0x2840
>     [<000000001a2201cb>] __do_sys_finit_module+0x9c/0xe0
>     [<000000003eb304e7>] do_syscall_64+0x33/0x40
>     [<0000000051c5fd06>] entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe+0x44/0xa9
>
> When rmmod dax is executed, dax_bus_exit() is missing. This patch
> can fix this bug.
>
> Fixes: 9567da0b408a ("device-dax: Introduce bus + driver model")
> Reported-by: Hulk Robot <hulkci@...wei.com>
> Signed-off-by: Wang Hai <wanghai38@...wei.com>

Looks good, applied.

...with some fixups to the changelog to add Cc: stable and change the
title to "device-dax/core: Fix..."

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