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From: "Saheed O. Bolarinwa" <refactormyself@gmail.com>
To: helgaas@kernel.org, Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>,
	Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: "Saheed O. Bolarinwa" <refactormyself@gmail.com>,
	bjorn@helgaas.com, skhan@linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org,
	linux-pci@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [RFC PATCH 04/17] hwrng: Drop uses of pci_read_config_*() return value
Date: Sat,  1 Aug 2020 13:24:33 +0200
Message-ID: <20200801112446.149549-5-refactormyself@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200801112446.149549-1-refactormyself@gmail.com>

The return value of pci_read_config_*() may not indicate a device error.
However, the value read by these functions is more likely to indicate
this kind of error. This presents two overlapping ways of reporting
errors and complicates error checking.

It is possible to move to one single way of checking for error if the
dependency on the return value of these functions is removed, then it
can later be made to return void.

Remove all uses of the return value of pci_read_config_*().
Check the actual value read for ~0. In this case, ~0 is an invalid
value thus it indicates some kind of error.

Suggested-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn@helgaas.com>
Signed-off-by: Saheed O. Bolarinwa <refactormyself@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/char/hw_random/amd-rng.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/char/hw_random/amd-rng.c b/drivers/char/hw_random/amd-rng.c
index 9959c762da2f..e7bf17eedaa0 100644
--- a/drivers/char/hw_random/amd-rng.c
+++ b/drivers/char/hw_random/amd-rng.c
@@ -141,9 +141,9 @@ static int __init mod_init(void)
 	return -ENODEV;
 
 found:
-	err = pci_read_config_dword(pdev, 0x58, &pmbase);
-	if (err)
-		return err;
+	pci_read_config_dword(pdev, 0x58, &pmbase);
+	if (pmbase == (u32)~0)
+		return -ENODEV;
 
 	pmbase &= 0x0000FF00;
 	if (pmbase == 0)
-- 
2.18.4


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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-01 11:24 [RFC PATCH 00/17] " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 01/17] ata: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 02/17] atm: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 03/17] bcma: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` Saheed O. Bolarinwa [this message]
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 05/17] dmaengine: ioat: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 06/17] edac: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 07/17] fpga: altera-cvp: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 08/17] gpio: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-18 19:59   ` Bartosz Golaszewski
2020-08-19  2:21     ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 09/17] drm/i915/vga: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 10/17] hwmon: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-04 21:26   ` Guenter Roeck
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 11/17] intel_th: pci: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 12/17] i2c: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 13/17] ide: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 14/17] IB: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 15/17] iommu/vt-d: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 16/17] mtd: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 11:24 ` [RFC PATCH 17/17] net: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-08-01 12:56 ` [RFC PATCH 00/17] " Borislav Petkov
2020-08-02 14:53   ` Tom Rix
2020-08-02 17:28   ` Saheed Bolarinwa
2020-08-02 18:46     ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-02 19:14       ` Bjorn Helgaas
2020-08-02 20:18         ` Borislav Petkov
2020-08-03  6:56         ` Christoph Hellwig

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