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Date:   Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:50:29 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     Mathias Fröhlich <>
        Leo Li <>,
        Alex Deucher <>,
        Sasha Levin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5.0 072/246] drm/amd/display: Fix reference counting for
 struct dc_sink.

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 <>
> 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 :(


greg k-h

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