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-rw-r--r--arch/i386/kernel/ptrace.c5
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/arch/i386/kernel/ptrace.c b/arch/i386/kernel/ptrace.c
index f4bcf1da662a..1c075f58d1f9 100644
--- a/arch/i386/kernel/ptrace.c
+++ b/arch/i386/kernel/ptrace.c
@@ -387,10 +387,7 @@ long arch_ptrace(struct task_struct *child, long request, long addr, long data)
/* when I and D space are separate, this will have to be fixed. */
case PTRACE_POKETEXT: /* write the word at location addr. */
case PTRACE_POKEDATA:
- ret = 0;
- if (access_process_vm(child, addr, &data, sizeof(data), 1) == sizeof(data))
- break;
- ret = -EIO;
+ ret = generic_ptrace_pokedata(child, addr, data);
break;
case PTRACE_POKEUSR: /* write the word at location addr in the USER area */