Re: [PATCH] net: seeq: Fix the function used to release some memory in an error handling path

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Sep 01 2019 - 15:11:25 EST

From: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2019 09:17:51 +0200

> In commit 99cd149efe82 ("sgiseeq: replace use of dma_cache_wback_inv"),
> a call to 'get_zeroed_page()' has been turned into a call to
> 'dma_alloc_coherent()'. Only the remove function has been updated to turn
> the corresponding 'free_page()' into 'dma_free_attrs()'.
> The error hndling path of the probe function has not been updated.
> Fix it now.
> Rename the corresponding label to something more in line.
> Fixes: 99cd149efe82 ("sgiseeq: replace use of dma_cache_wback_inv")
> Signed-off-by: Christophe JAILLET <christophe.jaillet@xxxxxxxxxx>


> If 'dma_alloc_coherent()' fails, maybe the message in printk could be
> improved. The comment above may also not be relevant.

Memory allocation failures already give a stack backtrack down deep in the
memory allocators, therefore printing messages at allocation call sites
are veboten.