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Date:   Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:26:47 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Mao Wenan <maowenan@...wei.com>
Cc:     Larry.Finger@...inger.net, straube.linux@...il.com,
        jananis37@...il.com, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        davem@...emloft.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] staging: rtl8188eu: use is_zero_ether_addr() instead
 of memcmp()

On Sat, Mar 09, 2019 at 11:26:00AM +0800, Mao Wenan wrote:
> Using is_zero_ether_addr() instead of directly use
> memcmp() to determine if the ethernet address is all
> zeros.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mao Wenan <maowenan@...wei.com>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c | 3 +--
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c
> index 714f7a70ed64..beae367df93b 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c
> @@ -180,9 +180,8 @@ struct wlan_network *rtw_find_network(struct __queue *scanned_queue, u8 *addr)
>  {
>  	struct list_head *phead, *plist;
>  	struct wlan_network *pnetwork = NULL;
> -	u8 zero_addr[ETH_ALEN] = {0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0};
>  
> -	if (!memcmp(zero_addr, addr, ETH_ALEN)) {
> +	if (is_zero_ether_addr(addr)) {

As Joe said, you have to prove that this is properly aligned before you
can call this function.  Please do so.

thanks,

greg k-h

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