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From: "Richardson, Bruce" <bruce.richardson@intel.com>
To: "Ananyev, Konstantin" <konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>,
	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	"dev@dpdk.org" <dev@dpdk.org>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mempool: don't leak ring on failure
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:41:19 +0000
Message-ID: <59AF69C657FD0841A61C55336867B5B02CEE3372@IRSMSX103.ger.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2601191342CEEE43887BDE71AB977258213340B1@IRSMSX105.ger.corp.intel.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dev [mailto:dev-bounces@dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Ananyev, Konstantin
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:16 AM
> To: Stephen Hemminger; dev@dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mempool: don't leak ring on failure
> Hi Stephen,
> >
> > If mempool can not be created because of insufficient memory
> > it returns an error but has already created a ring (and leaves it
> > behind). This prevents code from trying one mempool size and then
> > retrying with a smaller size if the bigger size fails.
> >
> > Reordering to do ring creation after getting memory fixes
> > the problem.
> >
> But now, memzone created for the actual mempool could get leaked instead?

Is either of these a problem that really needs to be fixed? If there is not enough memory to create the mempool what is the app likely to do, other than just quit with an error message?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-06-24 17:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-06-24 15:49 Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 16:16 ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-06-24 17:40   ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-06-24 17:48     ` Ananyev, Konstantin
2014-06-24 17:41   ` Richardson, Bruce [this message]
2014-06-25  7:46 ` Olivier MATZ
2014-06-25  8:01   ` Olivier MATZ

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