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Date:	Fri,  2 Jan 2015 12:17:08 -0600
From:	Larry Finger <>
	Larry Finger <>
Subject: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: Fix memory leak in firmware loading

The driver allocates memory to store the firmware image; however, that
memory is never released. The kmemleak facility was used to find this

Signed-off-by: Larry Finger <>
 drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/fw.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/fw.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/fw.c
index 3b28754..a5b7fc4 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/fw.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/fw.c
@@ -231,6 +231,7 @@ int rtl88eu_download_fw(struct adapter *adapt)
 	_rtl88e_enable_fw_download(adapt, false);
 	err = _rtl88e_fw_free_to_go(adapt);
+	kfree(pfwdata);
 	return err;

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