Memory leak in PS/2 mouse driver

Bernd Paysan (
Mon, 7 Dec 1998 11:42:05 +0100 (MET)


I found no corresponding kfree() to the kmalloc in aux_open in the PS/2
mouse driver in drivers/char/pc_keyb.c. I suggest adding a kfree(queue) at the
end of the release_aux function. That's more than 2K of kernel memory,
which is wasted every time the X server is restarted (ok, doesn't happen so
often, but with many days uptime on a machine with many short-time users...).

Happens with all recent kernels (I don't have old kernels around ;-).

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