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Subject[patch 08/15] scsi_host regression: fix scsi host leak
2.6.25-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us
know.

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From: Mike Christie <michaelc@cs.wisc.edu>
The patch is upstream as commit 3ed7897242b7efe977f3a8d06d4e5a4ebe28b10e

A different backport is necessary because of the class_device to device
conversion post 2.6.25.


commit 9c7701088a61cc0cf8a6e1c68d1e74e3cc2ee0b7
Author: Dave Young <hidave.darkstar@gmail.com>
Date: Tue Jan 22 14:01:34 2008 +0800

scsi: use class iteration api

Isn't a correct replacement for the original hand rolled host
lookup. The problem is that class_find_child would get a reference to
the host's class device which is never released. Since the host class
device holds a reference to the host gendev, the host can never be
freed.

In 2.6.25 we started using class_find_device, and this function also
gets a reference to the device, so we end up with an extra ref
and the host will not get released.

This patch adds a class_put_device to balance the class_find_device()
get. I kept the scsi_host_get in scsi_host_lookup, because the target
layer is using scsi_host_lookup and it looks like it needs the SHOST_DEL
check.

Signed-off-by: Mike Christie <michaelc@cs.wisc.edu>
Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@HansenPartnership.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>


---
drivers/scsi/hosts.c | 5 +++--
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
--- a/drivers/scsi/hosts.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/hosts.c
@@ -455,9 +455,10 @@ struct Scsi_Host *scsi_host_lookup(unsig
struct Scsi_Host *shost = ERR_PTR(-ENXIO);

cdev = class_find_child(&shost_class, &hostnum, __scsi_host_match);
- if (cdev)
+ if (cdev) {
shost = scsi_host_get(class_to_shost(cdev));
-
+ class_device_put(cdev);
+ }
return shost;
}
EXPORT_SYMBOL(scsi_host_lookup);
--


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