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Date:   Mon, 09 Aug 2021 23:21:00 -0400
From:   "Martin K. Petersen" <>
To:     Adrian Hunter <>
Cc:     "Martin K. Petersen" <>,
        Bart Van Assche <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Saravana Kannan <>,
        "James E . J . Bottomley" <>,, Avri Altman <>,
        Bean Huo <>, Can Guo <>,
        Asutosh Das <>,,,
        "Rafael J . Wysocki" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V5] scsi: ufshcd: Fix device links when BOOT WLUN fails
 to probe


> Managed device links are deleted by device_del(). However it is
> possible to add a device link to a consumer before device_add(), and
> then discovering an error prevents the device from being used. In that
> case normally references to the device would be dropped and the device
> would be deleted.  However the device link holds a reference to the
> device, so the device link and device remain indefinitely (unless the
> supplier is deleted).

Applied to 5.15/scsi-staging, thanks!

Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering

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