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SubjectRe: [PATCH] video/fbdev/stifb: Delete an error message for a failed memory allocation in stifb_init_fb()
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On Friday, November 24, 2017 10:30:34 PM Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> Markus Elfring wrote:
> > From: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
> > Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:22:06 +0100
> >
> > Omit an extra message for a memory allocation failure in this function.
> >
> > This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
> > ---
> > drivers/video/fbdev/stifb.c | 4 +---
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/stifb.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/stifb.c
> > index 6ded5c198998..fe217a2f7d21 100644
> > --- a/drivers/video/fbdev/stifb.c
> > +++ b/drivers/video/fbdev/stifb.c
> > @@ -1126,10 +1126,8 @@ static int __init stifb_init_fb(struct sti_struct
> > *sti, int bpp_pref) int bpp, xres, yres;
> >
> > fb = kzalloc(sizeof(*fb), GFP_ATOMIC);
> > - if (!fb) {
> > - printk(KERN_ERR "stifb: Could not allocate stifb structure\n");
> > + if (!fb)
> > return -ENODEV;
> > - }
> >
> > info = &fb->info;
>
> This should be -ENOMEM.

Markus, please fix this issue first (before doing cleanups).

Best regards,
--
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

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