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SubjectRe: [PATCH] rtlwifi: fix memory leak in rtl_usb_probe
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> In rtl_usb_probe, a new hw is allocated via ieee80211_alloc_hw(). This
> allocation should be released in case of allocation failure for
> rtlpriv->usb_data.
>
> Fixes: a7959c1394d4 ("rtlwifi: Preallocate USB read buffers and eliminate kalloc in read routine")

Which event did trigger the sending of this patch variant
after a similar change was integrated already?
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git/commit/?id=3f93616951138a598d930dcaec40f2bfd9ce43bb
https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20191001092047.71E8460A30@smtp.codeaurora.org/
https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/comment/1331936/

Regards,
Markus

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