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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: dsa: loop: Free resources if initialization is deferred


On Wed, 10 May 2017, Christophe JAILLET wrote:

> Free some devm'allocated memory in case of deferred driver initialization.
> This avoid to waste some memory in such a case.

I really think it would be helpful to mention the special behavior of
-EPROBE_DEFER. It doesn't take much space, and it coud be helpful to
someone in the future.

julia

>
> Suggested-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@wanadoo.fr>
> ---
> drivers/net/dsa/dsa_loop.c | 5 ++++-
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/dsa/dsa_loop.c b/drivers/net/dsa/dsa_loop.c
> index a19e1781e9bb..557afb418320 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/dsa/dsa_loop.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/dsa/dsa_loop.c
> @@ -260,8 +260,11 @@ static int dsa_loop_drv_probe(struct mdio_device *mdiodev)
> return -ENOMEM;
>
> ps->netdev = dev_get_by_name(&init_net, pdata->netdev);
> - if (!ps->netdev)
> + if (!ps->netdev) {
> + devm_kfree(&mdiodev->dev, ps);
> + devm_kfree(&mdiodev->dev, ds);
> return -EPROBE_DEFER;
> + }
>
> pdata->cd.netdev[DSA_LOOP_CPU_PORT] = &ps->netdev->dev;
>
> --
> 2.11.0
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