[PATCH] slimbus: Linux driver framework for SLIMbus.

Marc Butler marc at plastictigers.com
Tue Jun 5 16:57:21 EDT 2012

The patch below fixes an bug where devices that have not be matched
to a driver will result in a segv when the bus is shutdown.

I am not sure what the policy on patches-on-patches is, it just
doesn't seem workable. So I this will be the first and last. Instead I
am maintaing a git repository that tracks Linus's tree:


or it can be browsed via the web:


Currently there are 3 branches:

slimbus-rfc-patch   : the original rfc patch (for reference)
slimbus-patch       : the current patch (as posted by Sagar)
slimbus-patch-fixes : slimbus-patch + fixes (like the one below)

There will likely be a couple of new branches in the future.

If anyone has a suggestion on a better way of doing this I am all

 drivers/slimbus/slimbus.c |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/slimbus/slimbus.c b/drivers/slimbus/slimbus.c
index 6d20241..673222c 100644
--- a/drivers/slimbus/slimbus.c
+++ b/drivers/slimbus/slimbus.c
@@ -125,6 +125,9 @@ static void slim_device_shutdown(struct device *dev)
 	struct slim_device *slim_dev;
 	struct slim_driver *driver;
+	if (!dev->driver)
+		return;
 	if (dev->type == &slim_dev_type)
 		slim_dev = to_slim_device(dev);

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