Commit ea6f94df authored by Akinobu Mita's avatar Akinobu Mita Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] rd: memory leak on rd_init() failure

If RAM disk driver initialization fails due to blk_alloc_queue() faulure, the
gendisk structs stored in rd_disks[] will not be freed completely.

This patch resolves that memory leak case by doing alloc_disk() and
blk_alloc_queue() at the same time.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAkinobu Mita <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 3864c489
......@@ -432,6 +432,12 @@ static int __init rd_init(void)
rd_disks[i] = alloc_disk(1);
if (!rd_disks[i])
goto out;
rd_queue[i] = blk_alloc_queue(GFP_KERNEL);
if (!rd_queue[i]) {
goto out;
if (register_blkdev(RAMDISK_MAJOR, "ramdisk")) {
......@@ -442,10 +448,6 @@ static int __init rd_init(void)
for (i = 0; i < CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_COUNT; i++) {
struct gendisk *disk = rd_disks[i];
rd_queue[i] = blk_alloc_queue(GFP_KERNEL);
if (!rd_queue[i])
goto out_queue;
blk_queue_make_request(rd_queue[i], &rd_make_request);
blk_queue_hardsect_size(rd_queue[i], rd_blocksize);
......@@ -466,8 +468,6 @@ static int __init rd_init(void)
CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM_COUNT, rd_size, rd_blocksize);
return 0;
unregister_blkdev(RAMDISK_MAJOR, "ramdisk");
while (i--) {
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