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Date:	Mon, 28 Sep 2015 21:50:37 +0800
From:	Yaowei Bai <>
Subject: [PATCH 07/17] fs/ext4: remove unnecessary new_valid_dev check

As new_valid_dev always returns 1, so !new_valid_dev check is not
needed, remove it.

Signed-off-by: Yaowei Bai <>
 fs/ext4/namei.c | 3 ---
 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/namei.c b/fs/ext4/namei.c
index 9f61e76..41b6cc8 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/namei.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/namei.c
@@ -2469,9 +2469,6 @@ static int ext4_mknod(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry,
 	struct inode *inode;
 	int err, credits, retries = 0;
-	if (!new_valid_dev(rdev))
-		return -EINVAL;
 	err = dquot_initialize(dir);
 	if (err)
 		return err;

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