[PATCH] staging: cxt1e1: use kzalloc instead of kmalloc/memset 0

DaeSeok Youn daeseok.youn at gmail.com
Thu Mar 6 07:02:44 UTC 2014


Thanks for review.

OK. I will try to change all of OS_kmalloc to kmalloc/kzalloc.
And I also check GFP_DMA flag in kmalloc/kzalloc.

Regards,
Daeseok Youn

2014-03-05 19:04 GMT+09:00 Tobias Klauser <tklauser at distanz.ch>:
> On 2014-03-05 at 03:37:15 +0100, Daeseok Youn <daeseok.youn at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Daeseok Youn <daeseok.youn at gmail.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/staging/cxt1e1/sbecom_inline_linux.h |    6 ++----
>>  1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/cxt1e1/sbecom_inline_linux.h b/drivers/staging/cxt1e1/sbecom_inline_linux.h
>> index ba3ff3e..6dd1b55 100644
>> --- a/drivers/staging/cxt1e1/sbecom_inline_linux.h
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/cxt1e1/sbecom_inline_linux.h
>> @@ -46,11 +46,9 @@ void        pci_write_32 (u_int32_t *p, u_int32_t v);
>>  static inline void *
>>  OS_kmalloc (size_t size)
>>  {
>> -    char       *ptr = kmalloc (size, GFP_KERNEL | GFP_DMA);
>> +     char *ptr = kzalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL | GFP_DMA);
>>
>> -    if (ptr)
>> -        memset (ptr, 0, size);
>> -    return ptr;
>> +     return ptr;
>>  }
>
> It would probably be even better to get rid of this function altogether
> and replace all calls to it by kmalloc/kzalloc.
>
> From a quick look at the users of OS_kmalloc, it also looks like GFP_DMA
> isn't needed for all of them.
>
> Cheers
> Tobias


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