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Date:   Mon, 24 Aug 2020 00:20:56 +0530
From:   Sumera Priyadarsini <>
        Sumera Priyadarsini <>
Subject: [PATCH V2] net: dsa: Add of_node_put() before break statement

Every iteration of for_each_child_of_node() decrements
the reference count of the previous node, however when control
is transferred from the middle of the loop, as in the case of
a return or break or goto, there is no decrement thus ultimately
resulting in a memory leak.

Fix a potential memory leak in mt7530.c by inserting of_node_put()
before the break statement.

Issue found with Coccinelle.

Changes in v2:
	Add another of_node_put() in for_each_child_of_node() as pointed
out by Andrew.


Signed-off-by: Sumera Priyadarsini <>
 drivers/net/dsa/mt7530.c | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/net/dsa/mt7530.c b/drivers/net/dsa/mt7530.c
index 8dcb8a49ab67..e81198a65c26 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dsa/mt7530.c
+++ b/drivers/net/dsa/mt7530.c
@@ -1327,6 +1327,7 @@ mt7530_setup(struct dsa_switch *ds)
 			if (phy_node->parent == priv->dev->of_node->parent) {
 				ret = of_get_phy_mode(mac_np, &interface);
 				if (ret && ret != -ENODEV)
+					of_node_put(mac_np)
 					return ret;
 				id = of_mdio_parse_addr(ds->dev, phy_node);
 				if (id == 0)
@@ -1334,6 +1335,7 @@ mt7530_setup(struct dsa_switch *ds)
 				if (id == 4)
 					priv->p5_intf_sel = P5_INTF_SEL_PHY_P4;
+			of_node_put(mac_np);

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