Re: [PATCH] cpufreq: stats: do cpufreq_cpu_put() corresponding to cpufreq_cpu_get
From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 07:40:25 EST
On Friday, March 22, 2013 04:47:29 PM Viresh Kumar wrote:
> On 22 March 2013 16:42, Amit Kucheria <amit.kucheria@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 3:43 PM, Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> In cpufreq_stats_free_sysfs() we aren't balancing calls to cpufreq_cpu_get()
> >> with cpufreq_cpu_put(). This will never let us have ref count to policy->kobj as
> >> zero.
> > Rafael,
> > Since this prevents booting on our hardware (we unregister and
> > re-register the cpufreq driver to account for virtual cores), will
> > this be considered as a hotfix for 3.9?
> >> Signed-off-by: Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Acked-by: Amit Kucheria <amit.kucheria@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sorry i forgot to mention, this should be pushed for next rc.
Well, -rc5 is a realistic target.
I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.
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