[Skiboot] [PATCH] core/pci: Fix mem-leak on fast-reboot

Matt Brown matthew.brown.dev at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 17:15:49 AEST 2017

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 5:06 PM, Stewart Smith
<stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> Matt Brown <matthew.brown.dev at gmail.com> writes:
>> Fast-reboot has a memory leak which causes the system to crash after about
>> 250 fast-reboots. The patch fixes the memory leak.
>> The cause of the leak was the pci_device's being freed, without freeing
>> the pci_slot within it.
> How many have you gotten with the patch?
> Or did it just take too long and you gave up? :)

It should hopefully go forever!
I did about a dozen reboots and there wasn't any decline in the free memory.

Matt Brown
> --
> Stewart Smith
> OPAL Architect, IBM.

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