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Date:   Tue, 01 Nov 2016 12:27:11 -0400 (EDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     johan@...nel.org
Cc:     f.fainelli@...il.com, mugunthanvnm@...com, yisen.zhuang@...wei.com,
        salil.mehta@...wei.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 2/4] net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: fix device and
 of_node leaks

From: Johan Hovold <johan@...nel.org>
Date: Tue,  1 Nov 2016 12:03:35 +0100

> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw-phy-sel.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw-phy-sel.c
> index 054a8dd23dae..589beb843f56 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw-phy-sel.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/cpsw-phy-sel.c
> @@ -176,8 +176,11 @@ void cpsw_phy_sel(struct device *dev, phy_interface_t phy_mode, int slave)
>  	}
>  
>  	dev = bus_find_device(&platform_bus_type, NULL, node, match);
> +	of_node_put(node);
>  	priv = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
>  
> +	put_device(dev);
> +
>  	priv->cpsw_phy_sel(priv, phy_mode, slave);
>  }
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(cpsw_phy_sel);

The only reference you have to 'dev' is the one obtained from the
bus_find_device() call, therefore you must at least hold onto
'dev' until after the priv->cpsw_phy_sel(priv, phy_mode, slave); call.

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