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Date:	Sat, 14 May 2011 23:25:04 +0530
From:	anish <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/3] preferred form for passing a size to memory allocation

The preferred form for passing a size of a struct is the following:
         p = kmalloc(sizeof(*p), ...);
Please refer Documentation/Codingstyle chapter 14
Signed-off-by: anish kumar<>
drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c |    2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
index c1b8228..d1dd387 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
@@ -684,7 +684,7 @@ static struct smtcfb_info *smtc_alloc_fb_info(struct
pci_dev *dev,
struct smtcfb_info *sfb;

- sfb = kzalloc(sizeof(struct smtcfb_info), GFP_KERNEL);
+ sfb = kzalloc(sizeof(*sfb), GFP_KERNEL);

if (!sfb)
return NULL;

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