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Date:	Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:11:51 +0200
From:	Martin Kepplinger <>
Cc:,,, Martin Kepplinger <>
Subject: [PATCH] staging: vt6655: preserve address space by not casting

Fix the sparse error: cast removes address space of expression.
Is that even correct? I haven't signed-off on it yet.
ethtool_ioctl() takes a (void *) as user data, dereferenced and assigend to u32.
applies to next-20140611

 drivers/staging/vt6655/device_main.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/vt6655/device_main.c b/drivers/staging/vt6655/device_main.c
index 1d3908d..15b2ee5 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/vt6655/device_main.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/vt6655/device_main.c
@@ -3067,7 +3067,7 @@ static int  device_ioctl(struct net_device *dev, struct ifreq *rq, int cmd) {
-		return ethtool_ioctl(dev, (void *)rq->ifr_data);
+		return ethtool_ioctl(dev, &rq->ifr_data);
 		// All other calls are currently unsupported

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