On 10/13/2016 11:10 AM, Javier Martinez Canillas wrote:
It's not necessary to cast the result of kmalloc, since void pointers are
promoted to any other type. This also fixes following coccinelle warning:

casting value returned by memory allocation function to 
(BIG_IOCTL_Command_struct *) is useless.

Signed-off-by: Javier Martinez Canillas <jav...@osg.samsung.com>

  drivers/scsi/hpsa.c | 3 +--
  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/hpsa.c b/drivers/scsi/hpsa.c
index d007ec18179a..4e82b692298e 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/hpsa.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/hpsa.c
@@ -6657,8 +6657,7 @@ static int hpsa_big_passthru_ioctl(struct ctlr_info *h, 
void __user *argp)
                return -EINVAL;
        if (!capable(CAP_SYS_RAWIO))
                return -EPERM;
-       ioc = (BIG_IOCTL_Command_struct *)
-           kmalloc(sizeof(*ioc), GFP_KERNEL);
+       ioc = kmalloc(sizeof(*ioc), GFP_KERNEL);
        if (!ioc) {
                status = -ENOMEM;
                goto cleanup1;
Acked-by: Don Brace <don.br...@microsemi.com>
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