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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5.0 072/246] drm/amd/display: Fix reference counting for struct dc_sink.
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Hi Greg,

On Monday, 15 April 2019 12:50:29 CEST Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 05, 2019 at 07:12:47AM +0200, Mathias Fröhlich wrote:
> > Greg,
> >
> > as I mentioned in the commit message, I saw more fixes to that area in Alex
> > Deuchers queue when I fed that to Alex. There is one fix that I can think of
> > that interacts with my fixes. Means, we may get unwanted side effects of my
> > patch without the fix mentioned below. With that below patch also selected,
> > I think we should be ok for stable.
> > Alex, AMD people, your opinion?
> >
> > The one that I can spot not already in linux-5.0.y is:
> >
> > commit 3f01f098a4e2ef30ef628497c43a3d568e720376
> > Author: Jerry (Fangzhi) Zuo <Jerry.Zuo@amd.com>
> > Date: Thu Jan 24 11:46:49 2019 -0500
> >
> > drm/amd/display: Clear dc_sink after it gets released
> >
> > [Why]
> > The dc_sink was released but the pointer on the aconnector was
> > not cleared.
> >
> > [How]
> > Clear it.
>
> This patch does not apply to the 5.0.y tree, so I can not queue it up :(

Sounds plausible.
And thanks for trying!

I had now the chance to test the 5.0.7 kernel tree as is including just
my patch on the box in question. I can say that it works as expected with 5.0.7
and since I did also not hear complaints on the lists I hope we are good as is!

Many thanks!

best

Mathias


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