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-rw-r--r--fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c5
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c b/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
index ebe8b3076db..722ec116208 100644
--- a/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
+++ b/fs/proc/proc_sysctl.c
@@ -869,6 +869,7 @@ static struct ctl_dir *get_subdir(struct ctl_dir *dir,
{
struct ctl_table_set *set = dir->header.set;
struct ctl_dir *subdir, *new = NULL;
+ int err;
spin_lock(&sysctl_lock);
subdir = find_subdir(dir, name, namelen);
@@ -890,7 +891,9 @@ static struct ctl_dir *get_subdir(struct ctl_dir *dir,
if (PTR_ERR(subdir) != -ENOENT)
goto failed;
- if (insert_header(dir, &new->header))
+ err = insert_header(dir, &new->header);
+ subdir = ERR_PTR(err);
+ if (err)
goto failed;
subdir = new;
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