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Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2023 15:30:26 +0000
To: Heiner Kallweit <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] r8169: remove not needed check in


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (main)
by David S. Miller <>:

On Thu, 23 Nov 2023 10:53:26 +0100 you wrote:
> This check can never be true for a firmware file with a correct format.
> Existing checks in rtl_fw_data_ok() are sufficient, no problems with
> invalid firmware files are known.
> Signed-off-by: Heiner Kallweit <>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169_firmware.c | 3 ---
>  1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net-next] r8169: remove not needed check in rtl_fw_write_firmware

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