Commit:     7ab47050453c10da13940114dea9c7f1c6ad323f
Parent:     b6c24de77cbe9afe4962f0738e6444e709e83c81
Author:     Balaji Rao <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Sat Feb 9 00:52:40 2008 +0530
Committer:  Greg Kroah-Hartman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Thu Feb 21 15:27:06 2008 -0800

    cpufreq: fix kobject reference count handling
    The cpufreq core should not take an extra kobject reference count for no
    reason, and then refuse to release it.  This has been reported as
    keeping machines from properly powering down all the way.
    Signed-off-by: Balaji Rao <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Dave Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Yi Yang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Alan Stern <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Frans Pop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Yinghai Lu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Cc: Ingo Molnar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c |    8 --------
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
index 64926aa..89a29cd 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c
@@ -1006,14 +1006,6 @@ static int __cpufreq_remove_dev (struct sys_device * 
-       if (!kobject_get(&data->kobj)) {
-               spin_unlock_irqrestore(&cpufreq_driver_lock, flags);
-               cpufreq_debug_enable_ratelimit();
-               unlock_policy_rwsem_write(cpu);
-               return -EFAULT;
-       }
 #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
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