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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 01:57:57 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 2/2] bnx2x: fix memory leak in bnx2x_init_firmware()

From: "Eilon Greenstein" <>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:24:34 +0200

> On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 01:08 +0100, Michal Schmidt wrote:
>> When cycling the interface down and up, bnx2x_init_firmware() knows that
>> the firmware is already loaded, but nevertheless it allocates certain
>> arrays anew (init_data, init_ops, init_ops_offsets, iro_arr). The old
>> arrays are leaked.
>> Fix the leaks by returning early if the firmware was already loaded.
>> Because if the firmware is loaded, so are the arrays.
>> Signed-off-by: Michal Schmidt <>
> Acked-by: Eilon Greenstein <>

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