Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "radeon_display: Use pointer return error codes" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski
Date Jan. 31, 2013, 10:10 p.m.
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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski - Jan. 31, 2013, 10:10 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    radeon_display: Use pointer return error codes

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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From eee4d98903f63fc1ea434739379405b270d8b5f6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: xueminsu <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:16:53 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] radeon_display: Use pointer return error codes

commit b2f4b03f8a378cd626d2ea67d19e7470c050a098 upstream.

drm_mode_addfb() expects fb_create return error code
instead of NULL.

Signed-off-by: xueminsu <>
Signed-off-by: Alex Deucher <>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <>
 drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c
index cf6085b..4ea672e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_display.c
@@ -1118,7 +1118,7 @@  radeon_user_framebuffer_create(struct drm_device *dev,
 	if (ret) {
-		return NULL;
+		return ERR_PTR(ret);

 	return &radeon_fb->base;