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Date:	Mon,  5 Jan 2015 18:04:23 +0200
From:	Stanimir Varbanov <>
To:	Mike Turquette <>,
	Stephen Boyd <>
	Tomeu Vizoso <>,
	Stanimir Varbanov <>
Subject: [PATCH] clk: fix possible null pointer dereference

The commit 646cafc6 (clk: Change clk_ops->determine_rate to
return a clk_hw as the best parent) opens a possibility for
null pointer dereference, fix this.

Signed-off-by: Stanimir Varbanov <>
 drivers/clk/clk.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/clk/clk.c b/drivers/clk/clk.c
index f4963b7..d48ac71 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/clk.c
+++ b/drivers/clk/clk.c
@@ -1366,7 +1366,7 @@ static struct clk *clk_calc_new_rates(struct clk *clk, unsigned long rate)
 		new_rate = clk->ops->determine_rate(clk->hw, rate,
-		parent = parent_hw->clk;
+		parent = parent_hw ? parent_hw->clk : NULL;
 	} else if (clk->ops->round_rate) {
 		new_rate = clk->ops->round_rate(clk->hw, rate,

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