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* [PATCH] Device core: Remove dpm_sysfs_remove() from error path of device_add()
@ 2008-03-03 22:46 Rafael J. Wysocki
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From: Rafael J. Wysocki @ 2008-03-03 22:46 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Greg KH; +Cc: Alan Stern, Len Brown, LKML, Pavel Machek, pm list

Hi Greg,

The appended patch fixes a bug in the error path of device_add().

Please accept it for 2.6.25.


From: Rafael J. Wysocki <>

Since device_pm_remove(dev) calls dpm_sysfs_remove(dev), it's
incorrect to call the latter after the former in the device_add()
error path.

Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <>
 drivers/base/core.c |    1 -
 1 file changed, 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6/drivers/base/core.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/drivers/base/core.c
+++ linux-2.6/drivers/base/core.c
@@ -839,7 +839,6 @@ int device_add(struct device *dev)
 	return error;
-	dpm_sysfs_remove(dev);
 	if (dev->bus)

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