Re: [PATCH] phylib: fix device deletion order in mdiobus_unregister()

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Sep 01 2015 - 18:03:19 EST

From: Mark Salter <msalter@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2015 09:36:05 -0400

> commit 8b63ec1837fa ("phylib: Make PHYs children of their MDIO bus, not
> the bus' parent.") uncovered a problem in mdiobus_unregister() which
> leads to this warning when I reboot an APM Mustang (arm64) platform:
> The problem is that mdiobus_unregister() deletes the bus device before
> unregistering the phy devices on the bus. This wasn't a problem before
> because the phys were not children of the bus:
> /sys/devices/platform/APMC0D05:00/net/eth0/xgene-mii-eth0:03
> /sys/devices/platform/APMC0D05:00/net/eth0/xgene-mii-eth0
> But now that they are:
> /sys/devices/platform/APMC0D05:00/net/eth0/xgene-mii-eth0/xgene-mii-eth0:03
> when mdiobus_unregister deletes the bus device, the phy subdirs are
> removed from sysfs also. So when the phys are unregistered afterward,
> we get the warning. This patch changes the order so that phys are
> unregistered before the bus device is deleted.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Salter <msalter@xxxxxxxxxx>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.
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