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Date:   Fri, 10 May 2019 11:35:18 +0200
From:   Petr Štetiar <>
To:, Felix Fietkau <>,
        Lorenzo Bianconi <>,
        Ryder Lee <>,
        Roy Luo <>, Kalle Valo <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Matthias Brugger <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>, Rob Herring <>,
        Petr Štetiar <>,,,,
Subject: [PATCH net 5/5] net: wireless: mt76: fix similar warning reported by kbuild test robot

This patch fixes following (similar) warning reported by kbuild test robot:

 In function ‘memcpy’,
  inlined from ‘smsc75xx_init_mac_address’ at drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:778:3,
  inlined from ‘smsc75xx_bind’ at drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c:1501:2:
  ./include/linux/string.h:355:9: warning: argument 2 null where non-null expected [-Wnonnull]
  return __builtin_memcpy(p, q, size);
  drivers/net/usb/smsc75xx.c: In function ‘smsc75xx_bind’:
  ./include/linux/string.h:355:9: note: in a call to built-in function ‘__builtin_memcpy’

I've replaced the offending memcpy with ether_addr_copy, because I'm
100% sure, that of_get_mac_address can't return NULL as it returns valid
pointer or ERR_PTR encoded value, nothing else.

I'm hesitant to just change IS_ERR into IS_ERR_OR_NULL check, as this
would make the warning disappear also, but it would be confusing to
check for impossible return value just to make a compiler happy.

I'm now changing all occurencies of memcpy to ether_addr_copy after the
of_get_mac_address call, as it's very likely, that we're going to get
similar reports from kbuild test robot in the future.

Fixes: d31a36b5f407 ("net: wireless: support of_get_mac_address new ERR_PTR error")
Reported-by: kbuild test robot <>
Signed-off-by: Petr Štetiar <>
 drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/eeprom.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/eeprom.c b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/eeprom.c
index 04964937a3af..b7a49ae6b327 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/eeprom.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/mediatek/mt76/eeprom.c
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@
 	mac = of_get_mac_address(np);
 	if (!IS_ERR(mac))
-		memcpy(dev->macaddr, mac, ETH_ALEN);
+		ether_addr_copy(dev->macaddr, mac);
 	if (!is_valid_ether_addr(dev->macaddr)) {

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