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From: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <>
To:, Fabio Aiuto <>
Subject: Re: commit c7e88ecbe328 ("staging: r8188eu: remove rtw_buf_free() function")
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 14:23:25 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <26260563.P9vmH3Ooqy@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210803072129.GA1422@agape.jhs>

On Tuesday, August 3, 2021 9:21:30 AM CEST Fabio Aiuto wrote:
> Do you have any idea of what happened? This
> topic could give us all deeper understanding
> of kernel memory management.
Hi Fabio,

I've just briefly looked at that c7e88ecbe328. I have no time to dig it deeper 
but at a first look it seems that the following line is the culprit:


It should be:


The second line frees the memory location whose address is saved in assoc_rec; 
the first line instead frees assoc_req itself.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-03 12:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-03  7:21 Fabio Aiuto
2021-08-03 12:23 ` Fabio M. De Francesco [this message]
2021-08-03 12:39   ` Fabio Aiuto

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