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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-08-10 13:58:11 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-08-10 13:58:11 -0700
commit4c619407b0439c59c20398b9459020c0d297f424 (patch)
tree17d5401aebd5fe00a4878353353e29fc8c569b89 /lib
parent26b55633a891a28bf04f42882de145eb8e9cb9ad (diff)
parent145b64b9588c123d2bd00981c5ce8e03215ed2ee (diff)
Merge branch 'kmemleak' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/cmarinas/linux-2.6-cm
* 'kmemleak' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/cmarinas/linux-2.6-cm: kmemleak: Fix typo in the comment lib/scatterlist: Hook sg_kmalloc into kmemleak (v2) kmemleak: Add DocBook style comments to kmemleak.c kmemleak: Introduce a default off mode for kmemleak kmemleak: Show more information for objects found by alias
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.debug7
-rw-r--r--lib/scatterlist.c23
2 files changed, 25 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index 79e0dff1cdcb..9e06b7f5ecf1 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -410,6 +410,13 @@ config DEBUG_KMEMLEAK_TEST
If unsure, say N.
+config DEBUG_KMEMLEAK_DEFAULT_OFF
+ bool "Default kmemleak to off"
+ depends on DEBUG_KMEMLEAK
+ help
+ Say Y here to disable kmemleak by default. It can then be enabled
+ on the command line via kmemleak=on.
+
config DEBUG_PREEMPT
bool "Debug preemptible kernel"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && PREEMPT && TRACE_IRQFLAGS_SUPPORT
diff --git a/lib/scatterlist.c b/lib/scatterlist.c
index 9afa25b52a83..a5ec42868f99 100644
--- a/lib/scatterlist.c
+++ b/lib/scatterlist.c
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/scatterlist.h>
#include <linux/highmem.h>
+#include <linux/kmemleak.h>
/**
* sg_next - return the next scatterlist entry in a list
@@ -115,17 +116,29 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(sg_init_one);
*/
static struct scatterlist *sg_kmalloc(unsigned int nents, gfp_t gfp_mask)
{
- if (nents == SG_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC)
- return (struct scatterlist *) __get_free_page(gfp_mask);
- else
+ if (nents == SG_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC) {
+ /*
+ * Kmemleak doesn't track page allocations as they are not
+ * commonly used (in a raw form) for kernel data structures.
+ * As we chain together a list of pages and then a normal
+ * kmalloc (tracked by kmemleak), in order to for that last
+ * allocation not to become decoupled (and thus a
+ * false-positive) we need to inform kmemleak of all the
+ * intermediate allocations.
+ */
+ void *ptr = (void *) __get_free_page(gfp_mask);
+ kmemleak_alloc(ptr, PAGE_SIZE, 1, gfp_mask);
+ return ptr;
+ } else
return kmalloc(nents * sizeof(struct scatterlist), gfp_mask);
}
static void sg_kfree(struct scatterlist *sg, unsigned int nents)
{
- if (nents == SG_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC)
+ if (nents == SG_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC) {
+ kmemleak_free(sg);
free_page((unsigned long) sg);
- else
+ } else
kfree(sg);
}

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