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-rw-r--r--arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c6
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c
index 581d427148e7..8a177bd9eab4 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c
@@ -413,11 +413,7 @@ long arch_ptrace(struct task_struct *child, long request, long addr, long data)
/* If 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;
/* write the word at location addr in the USER area */