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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers/net/ibmveth.c: memset fix
    Mariusz Kozlowski wrote:
    > Hello,
    >
    > Looks like memset() is zeroing wrong nr of bytes.

    Good catch, however, I think we can just remove this memset altogether
    since the memory gets allocated via kzalloc.

    -Brian


    >
    > Signed-off-by: Mariusz Kozlowski <m.kozlowski@tuxland.pl>
    >
    > drivers/net/ibmveth.c | 4 ++--
    > 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
    >
    > --- linux-2.6.23-rc1-mm2-a/drivers/net/ibmveth.c 2007-08-01 08:43:46.000000000 +0200
    > +++ linux-2.6.23-rc1-mm2-b/drivers/net/ibmveth.c 2007-08-06 20:34:44.000000000 +0200
    > @@ -963,7 +963,7 @@ static int __devinit ibmveth_probe(struc
    > {
    > int rc, i;
    > struct net_device *netdev;
    > - struct ibmveth_adapter *adapter = NULL;
    > + struct ibmveth_adapter *adapter;
    >
    > unsigned char *mac_addr_p;
    > unsigned int *mcastFilterSize_p;
    > @@ -997,7 +997,7 @@ static int __devinit ibmveth_probe(struc
    > SET_MODULE_OWNER(netdev);
    >
    > adapter = netdev->priv;
    > - memset(adapter, 0, sizeof(adapter));
    > + memset(adapter, 0, sizeof(*adapter));
    > dev->dev.driver_data = netdev;
    >
    > adapter->vdev = dev;
    > -
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    Brian King
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