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Date:	Sun,  6 Jul 2014 01:23:58 +0200
From:	Emil Goode <>
To:	Ralf Baechle <>,
	Paul Gortmaker <>,
	John Crispin <>,
	Jonas Gorski <>
Cc:,,, Emil Goode <>
Subject: [PATCH] MIPS: Remove incorrect NULL check in local_flush_tlb_page()

We check that the struct vm_area_struct pointer vma is NULL and then
dereference it a few lines below. The intent was to make sure vma is
not NULL but this is not necessary since the bug pre-dates GIT history
and seem to never have caused a problem. The tlb-4k and tlb-8k versions
of local_flush_tlb_page() don't bother checking if vma is NULL, also
vma is dereferenced before being passed to local_flush_tlb_page(),
thus it is safe to remove this NULL check.

Signed-off-by: Emil Goode <>
 arch/mips/mm/tlb-r3k.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/mm/tlb-r3k.c b/arch/mips/mm/tlb-r3k.c
index d657493..4094bbd 100644
--- a/arch/mips/mm/tlb-r3k.c
+++ b/arch/mips/mm/tlb-r3k.c
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ void local_flush_tlb_page(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long page)
 	int cpu = smp_processor_id();
-	if (!vma || cpu_context(cpu, vma->vm_mm) != 0) {
+	if (cpu_context(cpu, vma->vm_mm) != 0) {
 		unsigned long flags;
 		int oldpid, newpid, idx;

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