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* [PATCH] staging: wlan-ng: ensure error return is actually returned
@ 2020-01-14 18:16 Colin King
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From: Colin King @ 2020-01-14 18:16 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Greg Kroah-Hartman, devel; +Cc: kernel-janitors, linux-kernel

From: Colin Ian King <>

Currently when the call to prism2sta_ifst fails a netdev_err error
is reported, error return variable result is set to -1 but the
function always returns 0 for success.  Fix this by returning
the error value in variable result rather than 0.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Fixes: 00b3ed168508 ("Staging: add wlan-ng prism2 usb driver")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
 drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c b/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
index 7350fe5d96a3..a8860d2aee68 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2mgmt.c
@@ -959,7 +959,7 @@ int prism2mgmt_flashdl_state(struct wlandevice *wlandev, void *msgp)
-	return 0;
+	return result;

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