firewire: fw-ohci: plug dma memory leak in AR handler

There's an ugly little memory leak in firewire-ohci's
ar_context_tasklet(), where we're not freeing up some of the memory we
use for each ar_buffer, due to a moving pointer. The problem has been
there for a while, but didn't get noticed until after converting the AR
routines over to use coherent DMA and I started running into I/O stall-
outs with the following message output repeatedly to the console:

PCI-DMA: Out of IOMMU space for 53248 bytes at device 0000:04:09.0

Plugging this leak is definitely necessary, but unfortunately, isn't the
entire answer to my problem, it only increases the amount of I/O that I
can do before hitting the problem. Still working on tracking down the
root cause..

Signed-off-by: Jarod Wilson <>
Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <>
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