Re: [PATCH] scsi: elx: efct: adjust error handling inside efct_hw_setup_io

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On Thu, Feb 08, 2024 at 12:36:57PM +0300, Fedor Pchelkin wrote:
> IO and WQE buffers are allocated once per HW and can be reused later. If
> WQE buffers allocation fails then the whole allocation is marked as failed
> but already created IO array internal objects are not freed. hw->io is
> freed but not nullified in that specific case - it may become a problem
> later as efct_hw_setup_io() is supposed to be reusable for the same HW.
> While at it, use kcalloc instead of kmalloc_array/memset-zero combination
> and get rid of some needless NULL assignments: nullifying hw->io[i]
> elements just before freeing hw->io is not really useful.
> Found by Linux Verification Center (
> Fixes: 4df84e846624 ("scsi: elx: efct: Driver initialization routines")
> Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Signed-off-by: Fedor Pchelkin <pchelkin@xxxxxxxxx>

The patch looks okay. Though I think this funktion leaks all over the
place memory as soon we take the error path. Could you also prepare
a fix for these path while you are at it?


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