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Date:	Mon, 2 Jun 2008 20:46:31 +0200
From:	Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@...zta.fm>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] correct handling of return value from
 platform_device_register_simple

From: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@...pl>

The correct way to check return value from the
platform_device_register_simple is to use 
the IS_ERR() function.

Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Helt <krzysztof.h1@...pl>
---
This patch was made against 2.6.26-rc2-mm1.


diff -urp linux-mm1/drivers/net/niu.c linux-new/drivers/net/niu.c
--- linux-mm1/drivers/net/niu.c	2008-05-27 21:58:31.894983318 +0200
+++ linux-new/drivers/net/niu.c	2008-06-02 20:39:51.466114138 +0200
@@ -8186,7 +8186,7 @@ static struct niu_parent * __devinit niu
 
 	plat_dev = platform_device_register_simple("niu", niu_parent_index,
 						   NULL, 0);
-	if (!plat_dev)
+	if (IS_ERR(plat_dev))
 		return NULL;
 
 	for (i = 0; attr_name(niu_parent_attributes[i]); i++) {
diff -urp linux-mm1/drivers/net/phy/fixed.c linux-new/drivers/net/phy/fixed.c
--- linux-mm1/drivers/net/phy/fixed.c	2008-05-27 21:57:21.406974006 +0200
+++ linux-new/drivers/net/phy/fixed.c	2008-06-02 20:32:43.506107910 +0200
@@ -208,8 +208,8 @@ static int __init fixed_mdio_bus_init(vo
 	int ret;
 
 	pdev = platform_device_register_simple("Fixed MDIO bus", 0, NULL, 0);
-	if (!pdev) {
-		ret = -ENOMEM;
+	if (IS_ERR(pdev)) {
+		ret = PTR_ERR(pdev);
 		goto err_pdev;
 	}
 


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