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From: Stephen Shirley <diamond@skynet.ie>
To: <andre@linux-ide.org>
Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: [PATCH] Some error checking on kmalloc()'s in ide-probe.c
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 14:34:29 +0100 (IST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.32.0106141428530.3530-100000@skynet> (raw)

Mornin,
	This patch adds error checking to the return value of kmalloc() in
2 places in ide-probe.c. It's against 2.4.5.y

Steve

--- ide-probe.c.orig    Thu Jun 14 14:05:31 2001
+++ ide-probe.c Thu Jun 14 14:15:12 2001
@@ -58,6 +58,11 @@
        struct hd_driveid *id;

        id = drive->id = kmalloc (SECTOR_WORDS*4, GFP_ATOMIC);  /* called with interrupts disabled! */
+       if(id == NULL)
+       {
+               printk(KERN_ERR "ide-probe: Failed to allocate memory for hd_driveid struct, aborting\n");
+               return;
+       }
        ide_input_data(drive, id, SECTOR_WORDS);                /* read 512 bytes of id info */
        ide__sti();     /* local CPU only */
        ide_fix_driveid(id);
@@ -623,6 +628,11 @@
        /* Allocate the buffer and potentially sleep first */

        new_hwgroup = kmalloc(sizeof(ide_hwgroup_t),GFP_KERNEL);
+       if(new_hwgroup == NULL)
+       {
+               printk(KERN_ERR "ide-probe: Failed to allocate memory for hwgroup, aborting\n");
+               return 1;
+       }

        save_flags(flags);      /* all CPUs */
        cli();                  /* all CPUs */


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             reply	other threads:[~2001-06-14 13:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-14 13:34 Stephen Shirley [this message]
2001-06-14 17:17 ` Alan Cox
2001-06-15 10:07   ` Stephen Shirley

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