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Date:   Sun, 8 Jan 2017 02:24:59 -0800
From:   Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
Cc:     Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@...mens.com>,
        Christoph Hellwig <hch@....de>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...ux.intel.com>,
        "linux-serial@...r.kernel.org" <linux-serial@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] serial: 8250_lpss: Release Quark MSI vectors on exit

On Thu, Jan 05, 2017 at 12:19:56AM +0200, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> NAK, check the PCI devres code, please.

Releasing something through devres that wasn't allocated using a devm_* or
pcim_* function isn't expected, and we should fix that instead.
pci_free_irq_vectors is _currently_ implemented by calling
pci_disable_msi and pci_disable_msix, but there is no guarantee for that
in the API.

Your code works by accident, not by design.  If you want the resources
to be auto-released you need to add a proper pcim_alloc_irq_vectors
API.

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