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Date:   Sat, 24 Dec 2016 22:06:55 +0300
From:   Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@...entembedded.com>
To:     Thomas Preisner <thomas.preisner+linux@....de>, dave@...dillows.org
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...cs.fau.de, milan.stephan+linux@....de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/2] drivers: net: ethernet: 3com: fix return value

Hello!

On 12/24/2016 03:02 PM, Thomas Preisner wrote:

> In a few cases the err-variable is not set to a negative error code if a
> function call fails and thus 0 is returned instead.
> It may be better to set err to the appropriate negative error code
> before returning.
>
> Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188841
>
> Reported-by: Pan Bian <bianpan2016@....com>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Preisner <thomas.preisner+linux@....de>
> Signed-off-by: Milan Stephan <milan.stephan+linux@....de>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c | 7 +++++--
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c
> index a0cacbe..c88b88a 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c
[...]
> @@ -2411,7 +2412,8 @@ typhoon_init_one(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
>  	 * later when we print out the version reported.
>  	 */
>  	INIT_COMMAND_WITH_RESPONSE(&xp_cmd, TYPHOON_CMD_READ_VERSIONS);
> -	if(typhoon_issue_command(tp, 1, &xp_cmd, 3, xp_resp) < 0) {
> +	err = typhoon_issue_command(tp, 1, &xp_cmd, 3, xp_resp);
> +	if(err < 0) {

    Need a space between *if* and (. Run your patches thru 
scripts/checkpatch.pl before posting, please.

>  		err_msg = "Could not get Sleep Image version";
>  		goto error_out_reset;
>  	}
> @@ -2453,7 +2455,8 @@ typhoon_init_one(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
>  	dev->features = dev->hw_features |
>  		NETIF_F_HW_VLAN_CTAG_RX | NETIF_F_RXCSUM;
>
> -	if(register_netdev(dev) < 0) {
> +	err = register_netdev(dev);
> +	if(err < 0) {

    Same here.

[...]

MBR, Sergei

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