ALSA: trident: Deletion of a check before snd_util_memhdr_free()

Author: Markus Elfring <>

The snd_util_memhdr_free() function tests whether its argument is NULL
and then returns immediately. Thus the test around the call is not needed.

This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring 
Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai 
 sound/pci/trident/trident_main.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/sound/pci/trident/trident_main.c b/sound/pci/trident/trident_main.c
index da875dc..57cd757 100644
--- a/sound/pci/trident/trident_main.c
+++ b/sound/pci/trident/trident_main.c
@@ -3702,8 +3702,7 @@ static int snd_trident_free(struct snd_trident *trident)
 		free_irq(trident->irq, trident);
 	if (trident->tlb.buffer.area) {
 		outl(0, TRID_REG(trident, NX_TLBC));
-		if (trident->tlb.memhdr)
-			snd_util_memhdr_free(trident->tlb.memhdr);
+		snd_util_memhdr_free(trident->tlb.memhdr);
 		if (trident->tlb.silent_page.area)