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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 13:54:23 +0200
From:	Daniel Lezcano <daniel.lezcano@...aro.org>
To:	Jingoo Han <jg1.han@...sung.com>
CC:	'Thomas Gleixner' <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	'Shinya Kuribayashi' <shinya.kuribayashi.px@...esas.com>,
	'Magnus Damm' <damm@...nsource.se>,
	'Viresh Kumar' <viresh.kumar@...aro.org>,
	'Laurent Pinchart' <laurent.pinchart@...asonboard.com>,
	'Dan Carpenter' <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>,
	'Joe Perches' <joe@...ches.com>,
	'Thierry Reding' <thierry.reding@...il.com>,
	'Andrew Morton' <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] clocksource: em_sti: remove unnecessary OOM messages

On 05/22/2014 06:55 AM, Jingoo Han wrote:
> On Monday, May 19, 2014 7:48 PM, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
>> On 04/29/2014 10:26 AM, Jingoo Han wrote:
>>> The site-specific OOM messages are unnecessary, because they
>>> duplicate the MM subsystem generic OOM message.
>>
>> Are you sure the MM subsys display a message when an allocation fails ?
>>
>> There are multiple reasons an allocation can fail.
>
> (+cc Viresh Kumar, Laurent Pinchart, Dan Carpenter, Joe Perches,
>         Thierry Reding, Andrew Morton)
>
> There was a discussion about this in other threads. [1]
> Please refer to the following link. Thank you.
>
> [1] http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/324158/

Ok, thanks for the pointer.



>>> Signed-off-by: Jingoo Han <jg1.han@...sung.com>
>>> ---
>>>    drivers/clocksource/em_sti.c |    4 +---
>>>    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/clocksource/em_sti.c b/drivers/clocksource/em_sti.c
>>> index 9d17083..d0a7bd6 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/clocksource/em_sti.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/clocksource/em_sti.c
>>> @@ -318,10 +318,8 @@ static int em_sti_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>>>    	int irq;
>>>
>>>    	p = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev, sizeof(*p), GFP_KERNEL);
>>> -	if (p == NULL) {
>>> -		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to allocate driver data\n");
>>> +	if (p == NULL)
>>>    		return -ENOMEM;
>>> -	}
>>>
>>>    	p->pdev = pdev;
>>>    	platform_set_drvdata(pdev, p);
>>>
>


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