[02/51] drm/i915: Don't clear drvdata in ->release
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Message ID 20200302222631.3861340-3-daniel.vetter@ffwll.ch
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  • drm_device managed resources, v4
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Daniel Vetter March 2, 2020, 10:25 p.m. UTC
For two reasons:

- The driver core clears this already for us after we're unloaded in
  __device_release_driver().

- It's way too late, the drm_device ->release callback might massively
  outlive the underlying physical device, since a drm_device can't be
  kept alive by open drm_file or well really anything else userspace
  is still hanging onto. So if we clear this ourselves, we should
  clear it in the pci ->remove callback, not in the drm_device
  ->relase callback.

Looking at git history this was fixed in the driver core with

commit 0998d0631001288a5974afc0b2a5f568bcdecb4d
Author: Hans de Goede <hdegoede@redhat.com>
Date:   Wed May 23 00:09:34 2012 +0200

    device-core: Ensure drvdata = NULL when no driver is bound

v2: Cite the core fix in the commit message (Chris).

Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk>
Signed-off-by: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter@intel.com>
---
 drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
index e7c339255de5..5997b4507f29 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_drv.c
@@ -914,9 +914,6 @@  static void i915_driver_destroy(struct drm_i915_private *i915)
 
 	drm_dev_fini(&i915->drm);
 	kfree(i915);
-
-	/* And make sure we never chase our dangling pointer from pci_dev */
-	pci_set_drvdata(pdev, NULL);
 }
 
 /**