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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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