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Subject[PATCH] tracing: missing error code in tracer_alloc_buffers()
If ring_buffer_alloc() or one of the next couple function calls fail
then we should return -ENOMEM but the current code returns success.

Fixes: b32614c03413 ('tracing/rb: Convert to hotplug state machine')
Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>

diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
index 42b9355033d4..625c00aab800 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
@@ -8293,6 +8293,7 @@ __init static int tracer_alloc_buffers(void)
if (ret < 0)
goto out_free_cpumask;
/* Used for event triggers */
+ ret = -ENOMEM;
temp_buffer = ring_buffer_alloc(PAGE_SIZE, RB_FL_OVERWRITE);
if (!temp_buffer)
goto out_rm_hp_state;
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