@@ -1328,21 +1328,18 @@ void TeiFree(void);
-/* adaptation wrapper for old usage
- * WARNING! This is unfit for use in a PCI hotplug environment,
- * as the returned PCI device can disappear at any moment in time.
+/* This function replaces the former function pci_find_device().
+ * Unlike the latter, it takes a reference on the returned pci_dev,
+ * resulting in a reference leak. This is intentional and serves to
+ * prevent an untimely release of the PCI device structure.
* Callers should be converted to use pci_get_device() instead.
static inline struct pci_dev *hisax_find_pci_device(unsigned int vendor,
unsigned int device,
struct pci_dev *from)
- struct pci_dev *pdev;
- pdev = pci_get_subsys(vendor, device, PCI_ANY_ID, PCI_ANY_ID, from);
- return pdev;
+ return pci_get_subsys(vendor, device, PCI_ANY_ID, PCI_ANY_ID, from);