[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "floppy: do put_disk on current dr if blk_init_queue fails" has been added to staging queue

Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski herton.krzesinski at canonical.com
Wed Dec 5 22:30:27 UTC 2012

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    floppy: do put_disk on current dr if blk_init_queue fails

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



>From ae4d41850a13473d76303d0bb229c8d784d05af9 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:56:52 -0300
Subject: [PATCH] floppy: do put_disk on current dr if blk_init_queue fails
X-Extended-Stable: 3.5

commit 238ab78469c6ab7845b43d5061cd3c92331b2452 upstream.

If blk_init_queue fails, we do not call put_disk on the current dr
(dr is decremented first in the error handling loop).

Reviewed-by: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina at suse.cz>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe at kernel.dk>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
 drivers/block/floppy.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/block/floppy.c b/drivers/block/floppy.c
index 3817084..889f47e 100644
--- a/drivers/block/floppy.c
+++ b/drivers/block/floppy.c
@@ -4151,6 +4151,7 @@ static int __init floppy_init(void)

 		disks[dr]->queue = blk_init_queue(do_fd_request, &floppy_lock);
 		if (!disks[dr]->queue) {
+			put_disk(disks[dr]);
 			err = -ENOMEM;
 			goto out_put_disk;

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