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@ 2018-09-26 12:17 Wei Yongjun
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From: Wei Yongjun @ 2018-09-26 12:17 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Johannes Berg; +Cc: Wei Yongjun, linux-wireless, kernel-janitors

Fix to return a negative error code -ENOMEM from the kmemdup
error handling case instead of 0.

Fixes: 09b4a4faf9d0 ("mac80211: introduce capability flags for VHT EXT NSS support")
Signed-off-by: Wei Yongjun <>
 net/mac80211/main.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/mac80211/main.c b/net/mac80211/main.c
index 7738101..e6375d0 100644
--- a/net/mac80211/main.c
+++ b/net/mac80211/main.c
@@ -1203,8 +1203,10 @@ int ieee80211_register_hw(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
 		sband = kmemdup(sband, sizeof(*sband), GFP_KERNEL);
-		if (!sband)
+		if (!sband) {
+			result = -ENOMEM;
 			goto fail_rate;
+		}
 		wiphy_dbg(hw->wiphy, "copying sband (band %d) due to VHT EXT NSS BW flag\n",

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