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Re: [linux-lvm] Snapshot resizing memory leak



Dale,

thanks for finding this one.
Could you please give the LVM version you patched in future posts ?

Regards,
Heinz    -- The LVM Guy --

On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 01:28:58PM -0800, Dale J. Stephenson wrote:
> It looks like the current lvm code still has the memory leak when 
> resizing snapshots.  The lv_block_exception and lv_snapshot_hash_table 
> fields are set to ones newly allocated for the new size, but the old 
> ones are not freed.  The following patch should fix it:
> 
> --- linux/drivers/md/lvm.c.orig	Thu Mar 14 08:21:16 2002
> +++ linux/drivers/md/lvm.c	Thu Mar 14 08:23:07 2002
> @@ -2489,6 +2489,8 @@
>  		memcpy(new_lv->lv_block_exception,
>  		       old_lv->lv_block_exception, size);
>  
> +		vfree(old_lv->lv_block_exception);
> +		vfree(old_lv->lv_snapshot_hash_table);
>  		old_lv->lv_remap_end = new_lv->lv_remap_end;
>  		old_lv->lv_block_exception = new_lv->lv_block_exception;
>  		old_lv->lv_snapshot_hash_table =
> 
> 
> 
> 
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