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Date:   Tue, 10 Aug 2021 19:29:34 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, Adrien Precigout <dev@...rip.fr>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH 5.4 01/85] Revert "ACPICA: Fix memory leak caused by _CID repair function"

From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>

commit 6511a8b5b7a65037340cd8ee91a377811effbc83 upstream.

Revert commit c27bac0314131 ("ACPICA: Fix memory leak caused by _CID
repair function") which is reported to cause a boot issue on Acer
Swift 3 (SF314-51).

Reported-by: Adrien Precigout <dev@...rip.fr>
Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
---
 drivers/acpi/acpica/nsrepair2.c |    7 -------
 1 file changed, 7 deletions(-)

--- a/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsrepair2.c
+++ b/drivers/acpi/acpica/nsrepair2.c
@@ -375,13 +375,6 @@ acpi_ns_repair_CID(struct acpi_evaluate_
 
 			(*element_ptr)->common.reference_count =
 			    original_ref_count;
-
-			/*
-			 * The original_element holds a reference from the package object
-			 * that represents _HID. Since a new element was created by _HID,
-			 * remove the reference from the _CID package.
-			 */
-			acpi_ut_remove_reference(original_element);
 		}
 
 		element_ptr++;


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