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Subject[PATCH 26/30] md: vmalloc() returns void pointer so we don't need to cast it in dm-ioctl
In drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c::copy_params() there's a call to vmalloc()
where we currently cast the return value, but that's pretty pointles
given that vmalloc() returns "void *".

Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <>
drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c b/drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c
index b441d82..efbf9b6 100644
--- a/drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c
+++ b/drivers/md/dm-ioctl.c
@@ -1358,7 +1358,7 @@ static int copy_params(struct dm_ioctl __user *user, struct dm_ioctl **param)
if (tmp.data_size < sizeof(tmp))
return -EINVAL;

- dmi = (struct dm_ioctl *) vmalloc(tmp.data_size);
+ dmi = vmalloc(tmp.data_size);
if (!dmi)
return -ENOMEM;

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