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* [PATCH] staging: octeon: Fix incorrect type in assignment
@ 2019-10-10  4:38 Wambui Karuga
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From: Wambui Karuga @ 2019-10-10  4:38 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: outreachy-kernel; +Cc: devel, gregkh, linux-kernel, Wambui Karuga

Fix the following warning generated by sparse in

drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-tx.c:563:50: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different base types)
drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-tx.c:563:50:    expected unsigned short [usertype] hw_chksum
drivers/staging/octeon/ethernet-tx.c:563:50:    got restricted __wsum [usertype] csum

Warning generated by running:
make C=2 CF="-D__CHECK_ENDIAN__" drivers/staging/octeon/

Signed-off-by: Wambui Karuga <>
 drivers/staging/octeon/octeon-stubs.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/octeon/octeon-stubs.h b/drivers/staging/octeon/octeon-stubs.h
index 38954b6c89e1..b2e3c72205dd 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/octeon/octeon-stubs.h
+++ b/drivers/staging/octeon/octeon-stubs.h
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@ union cvmx_pip_wqe_word0 {
 	struct {
 		uint64_t next_ptr:40;
 		uint8_t unused;
-		uint16_t hw_chksum;
+		__wsum hw_chksum;
 	} cn38xx;
 	struct {
 		uint64_t pknd:6;        /* 0..5 */

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