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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2021-04-03 10:14:47 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2021-04-03 10:14:47 -0700
commitf5664825fc2055ed9a0e4988cfc3aeb199dce520 (patch)
treea1a50df754efe6c7ff7a45e9daa3dc8fcbb5b1d0
parenta443930a3e8eaf70c8768cc2c923d1d85b71262f (diff)
parentf0acf637d60ffcef3ccb6e279f743e587b3c7359 (diff)
Merge tag 'driver-core-5.12-rc6' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core
Pull driver core fix from Greg KH: "Here is a single driver core fix for a reported problem with differed probing. It has been in linux-next for a while with no reported problems" * tag 'driver-core-5.12-rc6' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core: driver core: clear deferred probe reason on probe retry
-rw-r--r--drivers/base/dd.c3
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/base/dd.c b/drivers/base/dd.c
index 9179825ff646..e2cf3b29123e 100644
--- a/drivers/base/dd.c
+++ b/drivers/base/dd.c
@@ -97,6 +97,9 @@ static void deferred_probe_work_func(struct work_struct *work)
get_device(dev);
+ kfree(dev->p->deferred_probe_reason);
+ dev->p->deferred_probe_reason = NULL;
+
/*
* Drop the mutex while probing each device; the probe path may
* manipulate the deferred list

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