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Date:	Sun, 26 May 2013 16:06:06 +0800
From:	Chen Gang <>
CC:, Linux-Arch <>,
	"" <>
Subject: [PATCH] arch: mips: kernel: using strlcpy() instead of strncpy()

For NUL terminated string, need always be sure of ended by zero.

Or the next pr_info() will cause issue.

Signed-off-by: Chen Gang <>
 arch/mips/kernel/prom.c |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/kernel/prom.c b/arch/mips/kernel/prom.c
index 5712bb5..7e95404 100644
--- a/arch/mips/kernel/prom.c
+++ b/arch/mips/kernel/prom.c
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ __init void mips_set_machine_name(const char *name)
 	if (name == NULL)
-	strncpy(mips_machine_name, name, sizeof(mips_machine_name));
+	strlcpy(mips_machine_name, name, sizeof(mips_machine_name));
 	pr_info("MIPS: machine is %s\n", mips_get_machine_name());
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