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Date:   Sun, 25 Dec 2016 13:07:17 +0300
From:   Sergei Shtylyov <>
To:     Thomas Preisner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] drivers: net: ethernet: 3com: fix return value


On 12/25/2016 3:30 AM, Thomas Preisner wrote:

> In some cases the return value of a failing function is not being used
> and the function typhoon_init_one() returns another negative error
> code instead.
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Preisner <>
> Signed-off-by: Milan Stephan <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/3com/typhoon.c | 16 ++++++++--------
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

    In addition to what DaveM said, your choise of the subject prefixes is too 
wide -- it would seem that you're fixing all 3com drivers, while you're only 
fixing typhoon. That "typhoon:" alone would have been an appropriate prefix.

MBR, Sergei

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