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    SubjectRe: 2.6.17-rc4-mm1
    On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 05:23:46PM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
    > Quoting myself:
    > > And the winner is...
    > > gregkh-driver-driver-core-class_device_add-needs-error-checks.patch
    > >
    > > Stephen, Greg?
    >
    > Indeed this patch breaks class_device_add in the success case...
    >
    > Andrew, maybe you want to put this in the hot-fixes directory for
    > 2.6.17-rc1-mm4, as the problem hits all drivers which register with a
    > class.
    >
    > Fix class_device_add success case after
    > gregkh-driver-driver-core-class_device_add-needs-error-checks.patch
    > broke it. class_dev was no more put and class_name was no more freed
    > before leaving. The former caused locks on driver removal (class_dev
    > usage count could never be 0.)
    >
    > This fix should be folded into
    > gregkh-driver-driver-core-class_device_add-needs-error-checks.patch
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
    > ---
    > drivers/base/class.c | 2 +-
    > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
    >
    > --- linux-2.6.17-rc4-mm1.orig/drivers/base/class.c 2006-05-16 16:38:02.000000000 +0200
    > +++ linux-2.6.17-rc4-mm1/drivers/base/class.c 2006-05-16 17:00:24.000000000 +0200
    > @@ -620,7 +620,7 @@
    > }
    > up(&parent_class->sem);
    >
    > - return 0;
    > + goto out1;
    >

    Thanks for catching this. I've merged this with Stephen's original
    patch.

    thanks again,

    greg k-h
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