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From: George Acosta <>
Cc: Matt Porter <>,
	Alexandre Bounine <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	John Hubbard <>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
	Madhuparna Bhowmik <>,
	Kees Cook <>,
	Dan Carpenter <>,
Subject: [PATCH] rapidio: fix get device imbalance on error
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 22:44:57 -0500
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Fix the imbalance in mport_cdev_open.
Call put_device in error path to balance the
refcount that increased by the get_device.

Fixes: e8de370188d0 ("rapidio: add mport char device driver")
Signed-off-by: George Acosta <>
 drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c b/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
index c07ceec3c6d4..3b68e00eb40f 100644
--- a/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
+++ b/drivers/rapidio/devices/rio_mport_cdev.c
@@ -1908,6 +1908,7 @@ static int mport_cdev_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp)
 			  sizeof(struct rio_event) * MPORT_EVENT_DEPTH,
 	if (ret < 0) {
+		put_device(&chdev->dev);
 		dev_err(&chdev->dev, DRV_NAME ": kfifo_alloc failed\n");
 		ret = -ENOMEM;
 		goto err_fifo;

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