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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] [PATCH 1/8] hwmon: applesmc: Relax the severity of device init failure
On 11/02/2010 05:03 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:

> Hi Henrik,
>
> On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 03:50:27AM -0400, Henrik Rydberg wrote:
>> The device init is used to reset the accelerometer. Failure to reset
>> is not severe enough to stop loading the module or to resume from
>> hibernation. This patch relaxes failure to a warning and drops
>> output in case of success.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Henrik Rydberg <rydberg@euromail.se>
>> ---
>> drivers/hwmon/applesmc.c | 24 ++----------------------
>> 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/applesmc.c b/drivers/hwmon/applesmc.c
>> index d7a5b75..375e464 100644
>> --- a/drivers/hwmon/applesmc.c
>> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/applesmc.c
>> @@ -458,21 +458,8 @@ static int applesmc_device_init(void)
>> mutex_lock(&applesmc_lock);
>>
> Since the callers of applesmc_device_init() now all don't check the return value,
> it might make sense to declare it as void and not bother returning an error.
>
> Otherwise looks good.


Sounds good, will change.

Henrik


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