Commit a045171f authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman's avatar Greg Kroah-Hartman
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kobject: convert ibmasm to use kref, not kobject

The IBM asm driver is using a kobject only for reference counting,
nothing else.  So switch it to use a kref instead, which is all that is
needed, and is much smaller.

Cc: Max Asböck <>
Cc: Kay Sievers <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent d7b37889
......@@ -26,11 +26,6 @@
#include "lowlevel.h"
static void exec_next_command(struct service_processor *sp);
static void free_command(struct kobject *kobj);
static struct kobj_type ibmasm_cmd_kobj_type = {
.release = free_command,
static atomic_t command_count = ATOMIC_INIT(0);
......@@ -53,8 +48,7 @@ struct command *ibmasm_new_command(struct service_processor *sp, size_t buffer_s
cmd->buffer_size = buffer_size;
cmd->kobj.ktype = &ibmasm_cmd_kobj_type;
cmd->lock = &sp->lock;
cmd->status = IBMASM_CMD_PENDING;
......@@ -67,9 +61,9 @@ struct command *ibmasm_new_command(struct service_processor *sp, size_t buffer_s
return cmd;
static void free_command(struct kobject *kobj)
void ibmasm_free_command(struct kref *kref)
struct command *cmd = to_command(kobj);
struct command *cmd = to_command(kref);
......@@ -31,6 +31,7 @@
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/interrupt.h>
#include <linux/kref.h>
#include <linux/device.h>
#include <linux/input.h>
......@@ -92,24 +93,25 @@ struct command {
unsigned char *buffer;
size_t buffer_size;
int status;
struct kobject kobj;
struct kref kref;
spinlock_t *lock;
#define to_command(c) container_of(c, struct command, kobj)
#define to_command(c) container_of(c, struct command, kref)
void ibmasm_free_command(struct kref *kref);
static inline void command_put(struct command *cmd)
unsigned long flags;
spinlock_t *lock = cmd->lock;
spin_lock_irqsave(lock, flags);
kref_put(&cmd->kref, ibmasm_free_command);
spin_unlock_irqrestore(lock, flags);
static inline void command_get(struct command *cmd)
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