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Subject[123/152] watchdog: Fix null pointer dereference while accessing rdc321x platform_data
2.6.36-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.


From: Florian Fainelli <>

commit 3b3c1f24e96c411a95daabb6af9e09c5381f713b upstream.

rdc321x-wdt currently fetches its driver specific data by using the
platform_device->platform_data pointer, this is wrong because the mfd
device which registers our platform_device has been added using
mfd_add_device() which sets the platform_device->driver_data pointer

Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>
Signed-off-by: Samuel Ortiz <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

drivers/watchdog/rdc321x_wdt.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/drivers/watchdog/rdc321x_wdt.c
+++ b/drivers/watchdog/rdc321x_wdt.c
@@ -231,7 +231,7 @@ static int __devinit rdc321x_wdt_probe(s
struct resource *r;
struct rdc321x_wdt_pdata *pdata;

- pdata = pdev->dev.platform_data;
+ pdata = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
if (!pdata) {
dev_err(&pdev->dev, "no platform data supplied\n");
return -ENODEV;

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