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Date:   Thu, 5 Mar 2020 05:47:34 -0500 (EST)
From:   Vladis Dronov <>
To:     Andrea Righi <>
Cc:     Richard Cochran <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ptp: free ptp clock properly

Hello, Andrea, all,

> > I would guess that a kernel in question (5.3.0-40-generic) has the commit
> > a33121e5487b but does not have the commit 75718584cb3c, which should be
> > exactly fixing a docking station disconnect crash. Could you please,
> > check this?
> Unfortunately the kernel in question already has 75718584cb3c:
> It looks like there's something else that can free up too early the
> resources required by posix_clock_unregister() to destroy the related
> sysfs files.
> Maybe what we really need to call from ptp_clock_release() is
> pps_unregister_source()? Something like this:

Err... I believe, "Maybe" is not a good enough reason to accept a kernel patch.
Probably, there should be something supporting this statement.

Best regards,
Vladis Dronov | Red Hat, Inc. | The Core Kernel | Senior Software Engineer

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