Commit b3e6916d authored by Wei Yongjun's avatar Wei Yongjun Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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staging: wilc1000: fix return value check in wlan_initialize_threads()

In case of error, the function kthread_run() returns ERR_PTR()
and never returns NULL. The NULL test in the return value check
should be replaced with IS_ERR().
Signed-off-by: default avatarWei Yongjun <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarJulian Calaby <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 4562d224
......@@ -715,10 +715,10 @@ static int wlan_initialize_threads(struct net_device *dev)
wilc->txq_thread = kthread_run(linux_wlan_txq_task, (void *)dev,
if (!wilc->txq_thread) {
if (IS_ERR(wilc->txq_thread)) {
netdev_err(dev, "couldn't create TXQ thread\n");
wilc->close = 0;
return -ENOBUFS;
return PTR_ERR(wilc->txq_thread);
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