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[Xen-devel] [PATCH v2 2/4] xen-blkback: fix memory leaks

On 04/02/14 10:26, Roger Pau Monne wrote:
> I've at least identified two possible memory leaks in blkback, both
> related to the shutdown path of a VBD:
> - blkback doesn't wait for any pending purge work to finish before
>   cleaning the list of free_pages. The purge work will call
>   put_free_pages and thus we might end up with pages being added to
>   the free_pages list after we have emptied it. Fix this by making
>   sure there's no pending purge work before exiting
>   xen_blkif_schedule, and moving the free_page cleanup code to
>   xen_blkif_free.
> - blkback doesn't wait for pending requests to end before cleaning
>   persistent grants and the list of free_pages. Again this can add
>   pages to the free_pages list or persistent grants to the
>   persistent_gnts red-black tree. Fixed by moving the persistent
>   grants and free_pages cleanup code to xen_blkif_free.
> Also, add some checks in xen_blkif_free to make sure we are cleaning
> everything.

Tested-by: Matt Rushton <mrushton@xxxxxxxxxx>
Reviewed-by: Matt Rushton <mrushton@xxxxxxxxxx>

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