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pci_dev_get - increments the reference count of the pci device
struct pci_dev * pci_dev_get (struct pci_dev * dev);
dev the device being referenced
Each live reference to a device should be refcounted.
Drivers for PCI devices should normally record such references in their
probe methods, when they bind to a device, and release them by calling
pci_dev_put, in their disconnect methods.
A pointer to the device with the incremented reference counter is