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SubjectRe: [KJ] [PATCH] Correct misc_register return code handling in several drivers
On 10/23/06, Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 11:01:36AM -0700, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > On 10/23/06, Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> wrote:
> > >+out3:
> > >+ for_each_online_node(node) {
> > >+ if(timers[node] != NULL)
> > >+ kfree(timers[node]);
> > >+ }
> >
> > Tharindu is going to be unhappy out if he sees that. There is a
> > possibility that timers[node] is uninitialized. if node[0] is null
> > then node[1] is uninitialized and it's going to cause a crash.
> >
> > regards,
> > dan carpenter
>
>
> Theres a memset to ensure that all the timer pointers are initalized to NULL in
> the patch:
>
> @@ -709,16 +710,18 @@ static int __init mmtimer_init(void)
> if (timers == NULL) {
> printk(KERN_ERR "%s: failed to allocate memory for device\n",
> MMTIMER_NAME);
> - return -1;
> + goto out2;
> }
>
> + memset(timers,0,(sizeof(mmtimer_t *)*maxn));
> +
>
>

Ah. Great. Sorry, didn't notice that you'd taken care of that
already. Looks good.

regards,
dan carpenter

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