Patchwork [4/7] hvc_console: Fix race between hvc_close and hvc_remove

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Submitter Anton Blanchard
Date April 6, 2010, 11:42 a.m.
Message ID <20100406114238.GN5594@kryten>
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Permalink /patch/90782/
State New, archived
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diff --git a/drivers/char/hvc_console.c b/drivers/char/hvc_console.c
index d3890e8..35cca4c 100644
--- a/drivers/char/hvc_console.c
+++ b/drivers/char/hvc_console.c
@@ -368,16 +368,12 @@  static void hvc_close(struct tty_struct *tty, struct file * filp)
 	hp = tty->driver_data;
 
 	spin_lock_irqsave(&hp->lock, flags);
-	tty_kref_get(tty);
 
 	if (--hp->count == 0) {
 		/* We are done with the tty pointer now. */
 		hp->tty = NULL;
 		spin_unlock_irqrestore(&hp->lock, flags);
 
-		/* Put the ref obtained in hvc_open() */
-		tty_kref_put(tty);
-
 		if (hp->ops->notifier_del)
 			hp->ops->notifier_del(hp, hp->data);