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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/5] ramoops: use persistent_ram_free() instead of kfree() for freeing prz
On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 10:58 PM, 岩松信洋 / IWAMATSU,NOBUHIRO
<nobuhiro.iwamatsu.kw@hitachi.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: keescook@google.com [mailto:keescook@google.com] On Behalf Of Kees
>> Cook
>> Sent: Friday, July 29, 2016 4:35 AM
>> To: 岩松信洋 / IWAMATSU,NOBUHIRO
>> Cc: Anton Vorontsov; Colin Cross; Tony Luck; LKML; Hiraku Toyooka; Mark
>> Salyzyn; 阿口誠司 / AGUCHI,SEIJI
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/5] ramoops: use persistent_ram_free() instead of
>> kfree() for freeing prz
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 24, 2016 at 8:56 PM, Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
>> <nobuhiro.iwamatsu.kw@hitachi.com> wrote:
>> > From: Hiraku Toyooka <hiraku.toyooka.gu@hitachi.com>
>> >
>> > persistent_ram_zone(=prz) structures are allocated by
>> > persistent_ram_new(), which includes vmap() or ioremap(). But they are
>> > currently freed by kfree(). This uses persistent_ram_free() for correct
>> this asymmetry usage.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Hiraku Toyooka <hiraku.toyooka.gu@hitachi.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <nobuhiro.iwamatsu.kw@hitachi.com>
>> > Cc: Mark Salyzyn <salyzyn@android.com>
>> > Cc: Seiji Aguchi <seiji.aguchi.tr@hitachi.com>
>>
>> Oh, yes, oops. I may extract this patch and get it into v4.8, since this
>> is an explicit bug fix. Thanks!
>>
>> -Kees
>
> Thanks. Please pickup this commit as bug fix.

Applied, this should get picked up soon.

> And if you have a time, please review other patches in this patch series.

For sure; I'm busy with the 4.8 merge window being open right now, but
after that I'll get them reviewed.

Thanks!

-Kees

>
> Best regards,
> Nobuhiro
>
>>
>> > ---
>> > fs/pstore/ram.c | 6 +++---
>> > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/fs/pstore/ram.c b/fs/pstore/ram.c index bd9812e..22416c0
>> > 100644
>> > --- a/fs/pstore/ram.c
>> > +++ b/fs/pstore/ram.c
>> > @@ -567,11 +567,11 @@ fail_buf:
>> > kfree(cxt->pstore.buf);
>> > fail_clear:
>> > cxt->pstore.bufsize = 0;
>> > - kfree(cxt->mprz);
>> > + persistent_ram_free(cxt->mprz);
>> > fail_init_mprz:
>> > - kfree(cxt->fprz);
>> > + persistent_ram_free(cxt->fprz);
>> > fail_init_fprz:
>> > - kfree(cxt->cprz);
>> > + persistent_ram_free(cxt->cprz);
>> > fail_init_cprz:
>> > ramoops_free_przs(cxt);
>> > fail_out:
>> > --
>> > 2.8.1
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kees Cook
>> Chrome OS & Brillo Security



--
Kees Cook
Brillo & Chrome OS Security

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