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authorKen Chen <kenchen@google.com>2007-07-23 18:44:00 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-07-24 12:24:59 -0700
commit5ab3ee7b1cd5c91eb2272764f9d7d1fe4749681e (patch)
tree82c1fbc5e3a41651d4c0d45cf13d85760708c184 /mm
parentbe1ff386e768ee4fc19bb7da48cee4fc4cb4e75b (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.34-ux500-5ab3ee7b1cd5c91eb2272764f9d7d1fe4749681e.tar.gz
fix hugetlb page allocation leak
dequeue_huge_page() has a serious memory leak upon hugetlb page allocation. The for loop continues on allocating hugetlb pages out of all allowable zone, where this function is supposedly only dequeue one and only one pages. Fixed it by breaking out of the for loop once a hugetlb page is found. Signed-off-by: Ken Chen <kenchen@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
-rw-r--r--mm/hugetlb.c1
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/mm/hugetlb.c b/mm/hugetlb.c
index f127940ec24..d7ca59d66c5 100644
--- a/mm/hugetlb.c
+++ b/mm/hugetlb.c
@@ -84,6 +84,7 @@ static struct page *dequeue_huge_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
list_del(&page->lru);
free_huge_pages--;
free_huge_pages_node[nid]--;
+ break;
}
}
return page;