Re: [PATCH] kobject: fix double kobject_put() in error path of kobject_add()

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 14:11:43 EST

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 11:04:21AM -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> This fixes a problem introduced in the previous set of driver model
> changes that has been seen by a lot of people (most notibly the greater
> than 256 pty users, but others might also be hitting this without
> realizing it.)
> Also add a comment so we don't try to "fix" this again.
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@xxxxxxxxx>

Christian, I don't know if this patch explicitly fixes your problem, but
it fixes problems other people have been having with the driver core
lately. I'd appreciate it if you could test it out and let me know if
it solves your problem, with CONFIG_EDD enabled, or if it doesn't help
at all.


greg k-h
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