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Date:   Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:32:15 -0500
From:   Thomas Falcon <tlfalcon@...ux.ibm.com>
To:     Saeed Mahameed <saeed@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ibmvnic: Fix returning uninitialized return code


On 9/17/20 1:07 AM, Saeed Mahameed wrote:
> On Wed, 2020-09-16 at 17:12 -0500, Thomas Falcon wrote:
>> If successful, __ibmvnic_open and reset_sub_crq_queues,
>> if no device queues exist, will return an uninitialized
>> variable rc. Return zero on success instead.
>>
>> Fixes: 57a49436f4e8 ("ibmvnic: Reset sub-crqs during driver reset")
>> Fixes: ed651a10875f ("ibmvnic: Updated reset handling")
>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Falcon <tlfalcon@...ux.ibm.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c | 4 ++--
>>   1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
>> b/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
>> index 1b702a4..1619311 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/ibmvnic.c
>> @@ -1178,7 +1178,7 @@ static int __ibmvnic_open(struct net_device
>> *netdev)
>>   	}
>>   
>>   	adapter->state = VNIC_OPEN;
>> -	return rc;
>> +	return 0;
> rc here is unconditionally assigned a couple of lines earlier,
> but anyway i don't mind this change as it explicitly states that this
> is a success path.
>
> But maybe you want to split the patch and send this hunk to net-next.
> I don't mind, up to you.

Thanks for catching that, I'll send a v2 with just the second hunk.

Tom

>
>>   }
>>   
>>   static int ibmvnic_open(struct net_device *netdev)
>> @@ -2862,7 +2862,7 @@ static int reset_sub_crq_queues(struct
>> ibmvnic_adapter *adapter)
>>   			return rc;
>>   	}
>>   
>> -	return rc;
>> +	return 0;
> This one though is fine,
>
> Reviewed-by: Saeed Mahameed <saeedm@...dia.com>
>
>

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