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1 files changed, 17 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/fs/char_dev.c b/fs/char_dev.c
index 3f152b92a94..afc2bb69178 100644
--- a/fs/char_dev.c
+++ b/fs/char_dev.c
@@ -471,9 +471,19 @@ static int exact_lock(dev_t dev, void *data)
*/
int cdev_add(struct cdev *p, dev_t dev, unsigned count)
{
+ int error;
+
p->dev = dev;
p->count = count;
- return kobj_map(cdev_map, dev, count, NULL, exact_match, exact_lock, p);
+
+ error = kobj_map(cdev_map, dev, count, NULL,
+ exact_match, exact_lock, p);
+ if (error)
+ return error;
+
+ kobject_get(p->kobj.parent);
+
+ return 0;
}
static void cdev_unmap(dev_t dev, unsigned count)
@@ -498,14 +508,20 @@ void cdev_del(struct cdev *p)
static void cdev_default_release(struct kobject *kobj)
{
struct cdev *p = container_of(kobj, struct cdev, kobj);
+ struct kobject *parent = kobj->parent;
+
cdev_purge(p);
+ kobject_put(parent);
}
static void cdev_dynamic_release(struct kobject *kobj)
{
struct cdev *p = container_of(kobj, struct cdev, kobj);
+ struct kobject *parent = kobj->parent;
+
cdev_purge(p);
kfree(p);
+ kobject_put(parent);
}
static struct kobj_type ktype_cdev_default = {