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Date:   Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:57:48 +0800
From:   Cai Huoqing <>
To:     <>
CC:     Chris Snook <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>, <>,
Subject: [PATCH] net: atl1c: Make use of the helper function dev_err_probe()

When possible use dev_err_probe help to properly deal with the
PROBE_DEFER error, the benefit is that DEFER issue will be logged
in the devices_deferred debugfs file.
And using dev_err_probe() can reduce code size, and simplify the code.

Signed-off-by: Cai Huoqing <>
 drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1c/atl1c_main.c | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1c/atl1c_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1c/atl1c_main.c
index 3b51b172b317..20c032ab631b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1c/atl1c_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atl1c/atl1c_main.c
@@ -2662,10 +2662,8 @@ static int atl1c_probe(struct pci_dev *pdev, const struct pci_device_id *ent)
 	/* enable device (incl. PCI PM wakeup and hotplug setup) */
 	err = pci_enable_device_mem(pdev);
-	if (err) {
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "cannot enable PCI device\n");
-		return err;
-	}
+	if (err)
+		return dev_err_probe(&pdev->dev, err, "cannot enable PCI device\n");
 	 * The atl1c chip can DMA to 64-bit addresses, but it uses a single

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