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authorBen Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>2009-09-03 10:39:43 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2009-09-03 20:02:11 -0700
commit7ab0f2736bfe137a82a7084bbfb5f809da95cabd (patch)
treee305ec96eceebb285efee4b6fd307822ab257fe6 /drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c
parentaae5e7c30fc660c50dfecbdd745799b05af90f01 (diff)
netdev: Remove redundant checks for CAP_NET_ADMIN in MDIO implementations
dev_ioctl() already checks capable(CAP_NET_ADMIN) before calling the driver's implementation of MDIO ioctls. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c')
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c4
1 files changed, 0 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c b/drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c
index 10c06b97001..ab688862093 100644
--- a/drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c
+++ b/drivers/net/atlx/atl2.c
@@ -966,8 +966,6 @@ static int atl2_mii_ioctl(struct net_device *netdev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd)
data->phy_id = 0;
break;
case SIOCGMIIREG:
- if (!capable(CAP_NET_ADMIN))
- return -EPERM;
spin_lock_irqsave(&adapter->stats_lock, flags);
if (atl2_read_phy_reg(&adapter->hw,
data->reg_num & 0x1F, &data->val_out)) {
@@ -977,8 +975,6 @@ static int atl2_mii_ioctl(struct net_device *netdev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd)
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&adapter->stats_lock, flags);
break;
case SIOCSMIIREG:
- if (!capable(CAP_NET_ADMIN))
- return -EPERM;
if (data->reg_num & ~(0x1F))
return -EFAULT;
spin_lock_irqsave(&adapter->stats_lock, flags);