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kexec: return -EFAULT on copy_to_user() failures

copy_to/from_user() returns the number of bytes remaining to be copied.
It never returns a negative value. The correct return code is -EFAULT and
not -EIO.

All the callers check for non-zero returns so that's Ok, but the return
code is passed to the user so we should fix this.

Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com>
Cc: Hidetoshi Seto <seto.hidetoshi@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: Simon Kagstrom <simon.kagstrom@netinsight.net>
Acked-by: WANG Cong <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

Dan Carpenter Dan Carpenter 2010-08-11

Linus Torvalds Linus Torvalds 2010-08-11

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