[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 2/4] net/virtio: fix memory leak in mergeable Rx

Tiwei Bie tiwei.bie at intel.com
Thu Jun 20 04:34:34 CEST 2019

When there is no enough segments for a packet in mergeable
Rx path, we should free the whole mbuf chain instead of just
recycling the last segment.

Fixes: bcac5aa207f8 ("net/virtio: improve batching in mergeable path")
Cc: stable at dpdk.org

Reviewed-by: Maxime Coquelin <maxime.coquelin at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Tiwei Bie <tiwei.bie at intel.com>
 drivers/net/virtio/virtio_rxtx.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_rxtx.c b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_rxtx.c
index bdb3a2f18..9cf422ffe 100644
--- a/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_rxtx.c
+++ b/drivers/net/virtio/virtio_rxtx.c
@@ -1737,7 +1737,7 @@ virtio_recv_mergeable_pkts(void *rx_queue,
 		} else {
 					"No enough segments for packet.");
-			virtio_discard_rxbuf(vq, prev);
+			rte_pktmbuf_free(rx_pkts[nb_rx]);

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