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SubjectRe: AGP bogosities
On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 01:18:36PM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Dave Jones writes:
>
> > > cap_ptr = pci_find_capability(device, PCI_CAP_ID_AGP);
> > > - if (!cap_ptr) {
> > > - pci_dev_put(device);
> > > - continue;
> > > - }
> > > - cap_ptr = 0;
> > > }
> >
> > This part I'm not so sure about.
> > The pci_get_class() call a few lines above will get a refcount that
> > we will now never release.
>
> The point is that pci_get_class does a pci_dev_put() on the "from"
> parameter, so your code ended up doing a double put.

After it does that pci_dev_put on the from, it does another pci_dev_get
on 'dev', which is what my put was releasing.

Or am I terribly confused ?

Dave

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