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Date:	Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:11:40 +0200
From:	Uwe Kleine-König 
To:	Lucas Stach <>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Andrew Lunn <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: fec: fix initial runtime PM refcount

Hello Lucas,

On Mon, Aug 03, 2015 at 05:50:11PM +0200, Lucas Stach wrote:
> The clocks are initially active and thus the device is marked active.
> This still keeps the PM refcount at 0, the pm_runtime_put_autosuspend()
> call at the end of probe then leaves us with an invalid refcount of -1,
> which in turn leads to the device staying in suspended state even though
> netdev open had been called.
> Fix this by initializing the refcount to be coherent with the initial
> device status.
> Fixes:
> 8fff755e9f8 (net: fec: Ensure clocks are enabled while using mdio bus)
> Signed-off-by: Lucas Stach <>
the two \n after "Fixes:" and before the S-o-b are unusual I think.

Other than that I tested the change on i.MX27 and it works now. The
power refcount oscillates between 1 and 2 now as expected and booting
with NFS-root works fine. So:

Tested-by: Uwe Kleine-König <>


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