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Date:	Wed, 26 Dec 2012 15:15:20 -0600
From:	Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>
To:	Jesper Juhl <jj@...osbits.net>
CC:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, wlanfae <wlanfae@...ltek.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	Chaoming Li <chaoming_li@...lsil.com.cn>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rtlwifi: Don't leak on error in _rtl_usb_receive()

On 12/26/2012 02:51 PM, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> We fail to release 'urb' if '_rtl_prep_rx_urb()' fails in
> _rtl_usb_receive().
> This patch should take care of the leak.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jj@...osbits.net>
> ---
>   drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c |    1 +
>   1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>
>   note: compile tested only.

This looks correct to me. I have never seen that RT_TRACE() fire, thus such an 
error must be uncommon, at least on my system.

Acked-by: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@...inger.net>

Thanks,

Larry

>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
> index 29f0969..75c29e6 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/rtlwifi/usb.c
> @@ -640,6 +640,7 @@ static int _rtl_usb_receive(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
>   			RT_TRACE(rtlpriv, COMP_USB, DBG_EMERG,
>   				 "Failed to prep_rx_urb!!\n");
>   			err = PTR_ERR(skb);
> +			usb_free_urb(urb);
>   			goto err_out;
>   		}
>
>

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