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SubjectRe: [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@chaosbits.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@lwfinger.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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