RE: [PATCH] igb: Fix a memory leak in igb_probe

From: Brown, Aaron F
Date: Mon Aug 10 2015 - 22:13:55 EST

> From: netdev-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:netdev-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Jia-Ju Bai
> Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 7:05 AM
> To: Kirsher, Jeffrey T; Brandeburg, Jesse
> Cc: intel-wired-lan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; linux-
> kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Jia-Ju Bai
> Subject: [PATCH] igb: Fix a memory leak in igb_probe
> In error handling code of igb_probe, the memory adapter->shadow_vfta
> allocated by kcalloc in igb_sw_init is not freed. So when register_netdev
> or igb_init_i2c is failed, a memory leak will occur.
> This patch adds kfree to fix it.
> Signed-off-by: Jia-Ju Bai <baijiaju1990@xxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/igb_main.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Tested-by: Aaron Brown <aaron.f.brown@xxxxxxxxx>
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