Re: [PATCH] stmmac: fix check for phydev being open

From: Sergei Shtylyov
Date: Mon Sep 07 2015 - 14:20:09 EST


On 09/07/2015 09:15 PM, Alexey Brodkin wrote:

Current implementation via IS_ERR(phydev) may make no sense because
of_phy_attach() returns NULL on failure instead of error value.

Still for checking result of phy_connect() IS_ERR() is useful.

So adding explicit check for NULL.

Cc: Giuseppe Cavallaro <peppe.cavallaro@xxxxxx>
Cc: arc-linux-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <abrodkin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
index 864b476..ad2ce3e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c
@@ -837,7 +837,7 @@ static int stmmac_init_phy(struct net_device *dev)

- if (IS_ERR(phydev)) {
+ if (!phydev || IS_ERR(phydev)) {

There's IS_ERR_OR_NULL().

WBR, Sergei

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