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From: Kevin Laatz <>
	Kevin Laatz <>
Subject: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] raw/ioat: fix memory leak in device configure
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:17:52 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)

During device configure, memory is allocated for "hdl_ring_flags". In the
event of another call to the device configure function (reconfigure), a
memory leak would occur. This patch fixes the memory leak by free'ing the
memory before reallocating it.

Fixes: 245efe544d8e ("raw/ioat: report status of completed jobs")

Signed-off-by: Kevin Laatz <>
 drivers/raw/ioat/ioat_common.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/raw/ioat/ioat_common.c b/drivers/raw/ioat/ioat_common.c
index d01c1ee367..f4771745cc 100644
--- a/drivers/raw/ioat/ioat_common.c
+++ b/drivers/raw/ioat/ioat_common.c
@@ -147,6 +147,7 @@ idxd_dev_configure(const struct rte_rawdev *dev,
 	/* in case we are reconfiguring a device, free any existing memory */
+	rte_free(rte_idxd->hdl_ring_flags);
 	/* allocate the descriptor ring at 2x size as batches can't wrap */
 	rte_idxd->desc_ring = rte_zmalloc(NULL,

             reply	other threads:[~2021-06-17 14:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-17 14:17 Kevin Laatz [this message]
2021-06-17 14:20 ` Bruce Richardson
2021-06-22 20:59   ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " Thomas Monjalon

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