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gpio: removes all usage of gpiochip_remove retval

Message ID 1401400492-26175-1-git-send-email-berthe.ab@gmail.com
State Superseded
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Commit Message

abdoulaye berthe May 29, 2014, 9:54 p.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: abdoulaye berthe <berthe.ab@gmail.com>
---
 arch/arm/common/scoop.c                        | 10 ++--------
 arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c                 |  4 ++--
 arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c |  3 ++-
 arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c             |  6 ++----
 drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c                     |  8 +++-----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c                       |  9 +--------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c                    |  8 +-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c                    |  6 +-----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c                    |  3 +--
 drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c                    |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c                     |  8 +-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c                      |  2 +-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c                         |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c                     | 18 ++----------------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c                    |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c                     |  4 +---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c                        |  9 +--------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c                    |  6 +-----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c                   |  8 +-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c                  |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c                    | 12 ++++--------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c                    |  7 +------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c                    | 11 +++--------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c                 |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c                   | 26 +++++++-------------------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c                     |  8 ++------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c                     |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c                        |  2 +-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c                    |  7 +------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c                    |  4 +---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c                        | 10 ++--------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c                    |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c                       |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c                    |  7 ++-----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c                        | 16 +++-------------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c                    |  6 ++----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c                  |  4 +---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c                      |  8 +-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c                     |  7 ++-----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c                      |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c                    |  8 +-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c                 |  5 +----
 drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c                   |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c                   |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c                   |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c                     |  6 +++---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c                    |  4 +---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c                    |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c                    |  2 +-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c                 | 10 +++-------
 drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c                      |  3 +--
 drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c                     |  3 ++-
 drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c                       |  6 ++----
 drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c          |  4 +---
 drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c          |  4 +---
 drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c             | 10 +++-------
 drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c                    | 10 ++--------
 drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c                    |  7 ++-----
 drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c    | 10 +++-------
 drivers/mfd/asic3.c                            |  3 ++-
 drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c                       |  8 +-------
 drivers/mfd/sm501.c                            | 17 +++--------------
 drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c                         | 13 ++++---------
 drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c                     |  8 ++------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c               | 15 +++------------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c                 |  9 ++++-----
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c               | 11 ++---------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c             |  5 +----
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c               | 10 ++--------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c           |  6 +-----
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c                  | 11 ++---------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c              |  2 +-
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c             | 16 ++++------------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c              | 14 ++++----------
 drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c                |  3 +--
 drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c                  |  9 +++------
 drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c         |  3 +--
 drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c           |  9 ++-------
 drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c         |  3 +--
 drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c                      |  3 ++-
 drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c    |  4 +---
 drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c                   | 10 ++++------
 drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c             | 10 +++-------
 sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c                      |  5 +----
 sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c                      |  6 +-----
 sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c                      |  5 +----
 sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c                      |  6 +-----
 97 files changed, 182 insertions(+), 460 deletions(-)

Comments

David Daney May 29, 2014, 10:14 p.m. UTC | #1
On 05/29/2014 02:54 PM, abdoulaye berthe wrote:

Did you forget a changelog explaining why this is either needed, or even 
a good idea?  I joined the conversation late and don't know why you are 
doing this.

Thanks,
David Daney



> Signed-off-by: abdoulaye berthe <berthe.ab@gmail.com>
> ---
>   arch/arm/common/scoop.c                        | 10 ++--------
>   arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c                 |  4 ++--
>   arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c |  3 ++-
>   arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c             |  6 ++----
>   drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c                     |  8 +++-----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c                       |  9 +--------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c                    |  8 +-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c                    |  6 +-----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c                    |  3 +--
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c                    |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c                     |  8 +-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c                      |  2 +-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c                         |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c                     | 18 ++----------------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c                    |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c                     |  4 +---
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c                        |  9 +--------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c                    |  6 +-----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c                   |  8 +-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c                  |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c                    | 12 ++++--------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c                    |  7 +------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c                    | 11 +++--------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c                 |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c                   | 26 +++++++-------------------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c                     |  8 ++------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c                     |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c                        |  2 +-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c                    |  7 +------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c                    |  4 +---
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c                        | 10 ++--------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c                    |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c                       |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c                    |  7 ++-----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c                        | 16 +++-------------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c                    |  6 ++----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c                  |  4 +---
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c                      |  8 +-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c                     |  7 ++-----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c                      |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c                    |  8 +-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c                 |  5 +----
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c                   |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c                   |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c                   |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c                     |  6 +++---
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c                    |  4 +---
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c                    |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c                    |  2 +-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c                 | 10 +++-------
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c                      |  3 +--
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c                     |  3 ++-
>   drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c                       |  6 ++----
>   drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c          |  4 +---
>   drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c          |  4 +---
>   drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c             | 10 +++-------
>   drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c                    | 10 ++--------
>   drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c                    |  7 ++-----
>   drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c    | 10 +++-------
>   drivers/mfd/asic3.c                            |  3 ++-
>   drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c                       |  8 +-------
>   drivers/mfd/sm501.c                            | 17 +++--------------
>   drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c                         | 13 ++++---------
>   drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c                     |  8 ++------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c               | 15 +++------------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c                 |  9 ++++-----
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c               | 11 ++---------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c             |  5 +----
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c               | 10 ++--------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c           |  6 +-----
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c                  | 11 ++---------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c              |  2 +-
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c             | 16 ++++------------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c              | 14 ++++----------
>   drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c                |  3 +--
>   drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c                  |  9 +++------
>   drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c         |  3 +--
>   drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c           |  9 ++-------
>   drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c         |  3 +--
>   drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c                      |  3 ++-
>   drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c    |  4 +---
>   drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c                   | 10 ++++------
>   drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c             | 10 +++-------
>   sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c                      |  5 +----
>   sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c                      |  6 +-----
>   sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c                      |  5 +----
>   sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c                      |  6 +-----
>   97 files changed, 182 insertions(+), 460 deletions(-)
>
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Greg KH May 29, 2014, 11:25 p.m. UTC | #2
On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 11:54:52PM +0200, abdoulaye berthe wrote:
> Signed-off-by: abdoulaye berthe <berthe.ab@gmail.com>

Why?
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Stephen Rothwell May 29, 2014, 11:40 p.m. UTC | #3
Hi abdoulaye,

On Fri, 30 May 2014 01:16:22 +0200 abdoulaye berthe <berthe.ab@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The aim of this patch is to make gpiochip_remove() behavior consistent,
> especially when issuing a remove request while the chipio chip is
> still requested. A patch has been submitted to change the return value of
> gpiochip_remove() from int to void. This one updates users of the return
> value:

Then you need to keep these two patch in a series with this one first
to make sure that the other patch is not applied without this one.

And you should add the above explanation to the changelog for this
patch.
diff mbox

Patch

diff --git a/arch/arm/common/scoop.c b/arch/arm/common/scoop.c
index 6ef146e..5881c9c 100644
--- a/arch/arm/common/scoop.c
+++ b/arch/arm/common/scoop.c
@@ -244,18 +244,12 @@  err_ioremap:
 static int scoop_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct scoop_dev *sdev = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
 	if (!sdev)
 		return -EINVAL;
 
-	if (sdev->gpio.base != -1) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&sdev->gpio);
-		if (ret) {
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Can't remove gpio chip: %d\n", ret);
-			return ret;
-		}
-	}
+	if (sdev->gpio.base != -1)
+		gpiochip_remove(&sdev->gpio);
 
 	platform_set_drvdata(pdev, NULL);
 	iounmap(sdev->base);
diff --git a/arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c b/arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c
index 2b0b83c..b7e8d47 100644
--- a/arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c
+++ b/arch/mips/txx9/generic/setup.c
@@ -789,11 +789,11 @@  void __init txx9_iocled_init(unsigned long baseaddr,
 	if (platform_device_add(pdev))
 		goto out_pdev;
 	return;
+
 out_pdev:
 	platform_device_put(pdev);
 out_gpio:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&iocled->chip))
-		return;
+	gpiochip_remove(&iocled->chip);
 out_unmap:
 	iounmap(iocled->mmioaddr);
 out_free:
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c
index e238b6a..7399702 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/83xx/mcu_mpc8349emitx.c
@@ -141,7 +141,8 @@  static int mcu_gpiochip_add(struct mcu *mcu)
 
 static int mcu_gpiochip_remove(struct mcu *mcu)
 {
-	return gpiochip_remove(&mcu->gc);
+	gpiochip_remove(&mcu->gc);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static int mcu_probe(struct i2c_client *client, const struct i2c_device_id *id)
diff --git a/arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c b/arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c
index 3ea65e9..f035a7a 100644
--- a/arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c
+++ b/arch/sh/boards/mach-x3proto/gpio.c
@@ -128,10 +128,8 @@  int __init x3proto_gpio_setup(void)
 	return 0;
 
 err_irq:
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&x3proto_gpio_chip);
-	if (unlikely(ret))
-		pr_err("Failed deregistering GPIO\n");
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&x3proto_gpio_chip);
+	ret = 0;
 err_gpio:
 	synchronize_irq(ilsel);
 
diff --git a/drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c b/drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c
index d7f81ad..7dd70a7 100644
--- a/drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/bcma/driver_gpio.c
@@ -250,5 +250,6 @@  int bcma_gpio_init(struct bcma_drv_cc *cc)
 int bcma_gpio_unregister(struct bcma_drv_cc *cc)
 {
 	bcma_gpio_irq_domain_exit(cc);
-	return gpiochip_remove(&cc->gpio);
+	gpiochip_remove(&cc->gpio);
+	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c
index e4ae298..e3d968f 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-74x164.c
@@ -167,13 +167,11 @@  exit_destroy:
 static int gen_74x164_remove(struct spi_device *spi)
 {
 	struct gen_74x164_chip *chip = spi_get_drvdata(spi);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
-	if (!ret)
-		mutex_destroy(&chip->lock);
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
+	mutex_destroy(&chip->lock);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct of_device_id gen_74x164_dt_ids[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c
index b2239d6..416b220 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adnp.c
@@ -585,15 +585,8 @@  static int adnp_i2c_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 {
 	struct adnp *adnp = i2c_get_clientdata(client);
 	struct device_node *np = client->dev.of_node;
-	int err;
-
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&adnp->gpio);
-	if (err < 0) {
-		dev_err(&client->dev, "%s failed: %d\n", "gpiochip_remove()",
-			err);
-		return err;
-	}
 
+	gpiochip_remove(&adnp->gpio);
 	if (of_find_property(np, "interrupt-controller", NULL))
 		adnp_irq_teardown(adnp);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c
index 6132659..67927bc 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5520.c
@@ -169,15 +169,9 @@  err:
 static int adp5520_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct adp5520_gpio *dev;
-	int ret;
 
 	dev = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&dev->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&dev->gpio_chip);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c
index d974020..5d7df22 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-adp5588.c
@@ -472,11 +472,7 @@  static int adp5588_gpio_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 	if (dev->irq_base)
 		free_irq(dev->client->irq, dev);
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&dev->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&client->dev, "gpiochip_remove failed %d\n", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&dev->gpio_chip);
 
 	kfree(dev);
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c
index 94e9992..3c09f1a6 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-amd8111.c
@@ -232,8 +232,7 @@  out:
 
 static void __exit amd_gpio_exit(void)
 {
-	int err = gpiochip_remove(&gp.chip);
-	WARN_ON(err);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gp.chip);
 	ioport_unmap(gp.pm);
 	release_region(gp.pmbase + PMBASE_OFFSET, PMBASE_SIZE);
 }
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c
index 29bdff5..fe369f5 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-arizona.c
@@ -149,7 +149,8 @@  static int arizona_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct arizona_gpio *arizona_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&arizona_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&arizona_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver arizona_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c
index c0a3aeb..92ec58f 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-cs5535.c
@@ -358,14 +358,8 @@  done:
 static int cs5535_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct resource *r;
-	int err;
 
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&cs5535_gpio_chip.chip);
-	if (err) {
-		/* uhh? */
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "unable to remove gpio_chip?\n");
-		return err;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&cs5535_gpio_chip.chip);
 
 	r = platform_get_resource(pdev, IORESOURCE_IO, 0);
 	release_region(r->start, resource_size(r));
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c
index 416cdf7..c5bccd4 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9052.c
@@ -237,7 +237,8 @@  static int da9052_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct da9052_gpio *gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&gpio->gp);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->gp);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver da9052_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c
index f992997..9167c43 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-da9055.c
@@ -174,7 +174,8 @@  static int da9055_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct da9055_gpio *gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&gpio->gp);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->gp);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver da9055_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c
index ed5711f..bcf677a 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-dwapb.c
@@ -353,7 +353,7 @@  static void dwapb_gpio_unregister(struct dwapb_gpio *gpio)
 
 	for (m = 0; m < gpio->nr_ports; ++m)
 		if (gpio->ports[m].is_registered)
-			WARN_ON(gpiochip_remove(&gpio->ports[m].bgc.gc));
+			gpiochip_remove(&gpio->ports[m].bgc.gc);
 }
 
 static int dwapb_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c
index 8765bd6..d39a1d1 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-em.c
@@ -410,11 +410,8 @@  err0:
 static int em_gio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct em_gio_priv *p = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&p->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&p->gpio_chip);
 
 	irq_domain_remove(p->irq_domain);
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c
index 8f73ee0..fd3202f 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-f7188x.c
@@ -317,13 +317,7 @@  static int f7188x_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 err_gpiochip:
 	for (i = i - 1; i >= 0; i--) {
 		struct f7188x_gpio_bank *bank = &data->bank[i];
-		int tmp;
-
-		tmp = gpiochip_remove(&bank->chip);
-		if (tmp < 0)
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev,
-				"Failed to remove gpiochip %d: %d\n",
-				i, tmp);
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->chip);
 	}
 
 	return err;
@@ -331,20 +325,12 @@  err_gpiochip:
 
 static int f7188x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
-	int err;
 	int i;
 	struct f7188x_gpio_data *data = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
 	for (i = 0; i < data->nr_bank; i++) {
 		struct f7188x_gpio_bank *bank = &data->bank[i];
-
-		err = gpiochip_remove(&bank->chip);
-		if (err) {
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev,
-				"Failed to remove GPIO gpiochip %d: %d\n",
-				i, err);
-			return err;
-		}
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->chip);
 	}
 
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c
index b5dff9e..1f4e0b0 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-generic.c
@@ -390,7 +390,8 @@  static int bgpio_setup_direction(struct bgpio_chip *bgc,
 
 int bgpio_remove(struct bgpio_chip *bgc)
 {
-	return gpiochip_remove(&bgc->gc);
+	gpiochip_remove(&bgc->gc);
+	return 0;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(bgpio_remove);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c
index 84d2478..c380354 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-grgpio.c
@@ -468,9 +468,7 @@  static int grgpio_remove(struct platform_device *ofdev)
 		}
 	}
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&priv->bgc.gc);
-	if (ret)
-		goto out;
+	gpiochip_remove(&priv->bgc.gc);
 
 	if (priv->domain)
 		irq_domain_remove(priv->domain);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c
index e73c675..acf00ee 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ich.c
@@ -510,14 +510,7 @@  add_err:
 
 static int ichx_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
-	int err;
-
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&ichx_priv.chip);
-	if (err) {
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", err);
-		return err;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&ichx_priv.chip);
 
 	ichx_gpio_release_regions(ichx_priv.gpio_base, ichx_priv.use_gpio);
 	if (ichx_priv.pm_base)
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c
index 278b813..dadfc24 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-it8761e.c
@@ -217,11 +217,7 @@  gpiochip_add_err:
 static void __exit it8761e_gpio_exit(void)
 {
 	if (gpio_ba) {
-		int ret = gpiochip_remove(&it8761e_gpio_chip);
-
-		WARN(ret, "%s(): gpiochip_remove() failed, ret=%d\n",
-				__func__, ret);
-
+		gpiochip_remove(&it8761e_gpio_chip);
 		release_region(gpio_ba, GPIO_IOSIZE);
 		gpio_ba = 0;
 	}
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c
index 2ecd3a0..eb5302c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-janz-ttl.c
@@ -214,14 +214,8 @@  out_return:
 static int ttl_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct ttl_module *mod = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	struct device *dev = &pdev->dev;
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&mod->gpio);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(dev, "unable to remove GPIO chip\n");
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&mod->gpio);
 
 	iounmap(mod->regs);
 	kfree(mod);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c
index c6d8817..3b2777d 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-kempld.c
@@ -199,7 +199,8 @@  static int kempld_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct kempld_gpio_data *gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver kempld_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c
index a0341c9..6bbdad8 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-lp3943.c
@@ -216,7 +216,8 @@  static int lp3943_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct lp3943_gpio *lp3943_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&lp3943_gpio->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&lp3943_gpio->chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct of_device_id lp3943_gpio_of_match[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c
index 9a82a90..3d55d05 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-lynxpoint.c
@@ -467,11 +467,8 @@  MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(acpi, lynxpoint_gpio_acpi_match);
 static int lp_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct lp_gpio *lg = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int err;
 	pm_runtime_disable(&pdev->dev);
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&lg->chip);
-	if (err)
-		dev_warn(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio_chip.\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&lg->chip);
 	return 0;
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c
index 8672755..95e1dd0 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max730x.c
@@ -228,7 +228,6 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__max730x_probe);
 int __max730x_remove(struct device *dev)
 {
 	struct max7301 *ts = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
-	int ret;
 
 	if (ts == NULL)
 		return -ENODEV;
@@ -236,14 +235,11 @@  int __max730x_remove(struct device *dev)
 	/* Power down the chip and disable IRQ output */
 	ts->write(dev, 0x04, 0x00);
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&ts->chip);
-	if (!ret) {
-		mutex_destroy(&ts->lock);
-		kfree(ts);
-	} else
-		dev_err(dev, "Failed to remove GPIO controller: %d\n", ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&ts->chip);
+	mutex_destroy(&ts->lock);
+	kfree(ts);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__max730x_remove);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c
index 7c36f2b..6c67622 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max732x.c
@@ -676,12 +676,7 @@  static int max732x_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 		}
 	}
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&client->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
 
 	max732x_irq_teardown(chip);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c
index 553a80a..4e3e160 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc33880.c
@@ -149,20 +149,15 @@  exit_destroy:
 static int mc33880_remove(struct spi_device *spi)
 {
 	struct mc33880 *mc;
-	int ret;
 
 	mc = spi_get_drvdata(spi);
 	if (mc == NULL)
 		return -ENODEV;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&mc->chip);
-	if (!ret)
-		mutex_destroy(&mc->lock);
-	else
-		dev_err(&spi->dev, "Failed to remove the GPIO controller: %d\n",
-			ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&mc->chip);
+	mutex_destroy(&mc->lock);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct spi_driver mc33880_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c
index dce35ff..d62b4f8 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mc9s08dz60.c
@@ -118,7 +118,8 @@  static int mc9s08dz60_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 
 	mc9s = i2c_get_clientdata(client);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&mc9s->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&mc9s->chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct i2c_device_id mc9s08dz60_id[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c
index 99a6831..74ffb66 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mcp23s08.c
@@ -812,16 +812,14 @@  fail:
 static int mcp230xx_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 {
 	struct mcp23s08 *mcp = i2c_get_clientdata(client);
-	int status;
 
 	if (client->irq && mcp->irq_controller)
 		mcp23s08_irq_teardown(mcp);
 
-	status = gpiochip_remove(&mcp->chip);
-	if (status == 0)
-		kfree(mcp);
+	gpiochip_remove(&mcp->chip);
+	kfree(mcp);
 
-	return status;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct i2c_device_id mcp230xx_id[] = {
@@ -957,13 +955,10 @@  static int mcp23s08_probe(struct spi_device *spi)
 
 fail:
 	for (addr = 0; addr < ARRAY_SIZE(data->mcp); addr++) {
-		int tmp;
 
 		if (!data->mcp[addr])
 			continue;
-		tmp = gpiochip_remove(&data->mcp[addr]->chip);
-		if (tmp < 0)
-			dev_err(&spi->dev, "%s --> %d\n", "remove", tmp);
+		gpiochip_remove(&data->mcp[addr]->chip);
 	}
 	kfree(data);
 	return status;
@@ -973,23 +968,16 @@  static int mcp23s08_remove(struct spi_device *spi)
 {
 	struct mcp23s08_driver_data	*data = spi_get_drvdata(spi);
 	unsigned			addr;
-	int				status = 0;
 
 	for (addr = 0; addr < ARRAY_SIZE(data->mcp); addr++) {
-		int tmp;
 
 		if (!data->mcp[addr])
 			continue;
 
-		tmp = gpiochip_remove(&data->mcp[addr]->chip);
-		if (tmp < 0) {
-			dev_err(&spi->dev, "%s --> %d\n", "remove", tmp);
-			status = tmp;
-		}
+		gpiochip_remove(&data->mcp[addr]->chip);
 	}
-	if (status == 0)
-		kfree(data);
-	return status;
+	kfree(data);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct spi_device_id mcp23s08_ids[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c
index d51329d..5536108 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ml-ioh.c
@@ -497,8 +497,7 @@  err_irq_alloc_descs:
 err_gpiochip_add:
 	while (--i >= 0) {
 		chip--;
-		if (gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio))
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Failed gpiochip_remove(%d)\n", i);
+		gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
 	}
 	kfree(chip_save);
 
@@ -519,7 +518,6 @@  err_pci_enable:
 
 static void ioh_gpio_remove(struct pci_dev *pdev)
 {
-	int err;
 	int i;
 	struct ioh_gpio *chip = pci_get_drvdata(pdev);
 	void *chip_save;
@@ -530,9 +528,7 @@  static void ioh_gpio_remove(struct pci_dev *pdev)
 
 	for (i = 0; i < 8; i++, chip++) {
 		irq_free_descs(chip->irq_base, num_ports[i]);
-		err = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
-		if (err)
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Failed gpiochip_remove\n");
+		gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
 	}
 
 	chip = chip_save;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c
index a3351ac..94f5767 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-msm-v2.c
@@ -438,10 +438,7 @@  MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(of, msm_gpio_of_match);
 
 static int msm_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *dev)
 {
-	int ret = gpiochip_remove(&msm_gpio.gpio_chip);
-
-	if (ret < 0)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&msm_gpio.gpio_chip);
 
 	irq_set_handler(msm_gpio.summary_irq, NULL);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c
index db83b3c..f4e54a9 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-mxc.c
@@ -485,7 +485,7 @@  static int mxc_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 out_irqdesc_free:
 	irq_free_descs(irq_base, 32);
 out_gpiochip_remove:
-	WARN_ON(gpiochip_remove(&port->bgc.gc) < 0);
+	gpiochip_remove(&port->bgc.gc);
 out_bgpio_remove:
 	bgpio_remove(&port->bgc);
 out_bgio:
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c
index dbb0854..5c5770c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-octeon.c
@@ -129,7 +129,8 @@  out:
 static int octeon_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct gpio_chip *chip = pdev->dev.platform_data;
-	return gpiochip_remove(chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct of_device_id octeon_gpio_match[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c
index da9d332..4686349 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-palmas.c
@@ -212,7 +212,8 @@  static int palmas_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct palmas_gpio *palmas_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&palmas_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&palmas_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver palmas_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c
index d550d8e..fa79c72 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pca953x.c
@@ -791,12 +791,7 @@  static int pca953x_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 		}
 	}
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&client->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c
index 8273582..5c5fa8e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pcf857x.c
@@ -443,9 +443,7 @@  static int pcf857x_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 	if (client->irq)
 		pcf857x_irq_domain_cleanup(gpio);
 
-	status = gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
-	if (status)
-		dev_err(&client->dev, "%s --> %d\n", "remove", status);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
 	return status;
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c
index 83a1563..98d03ca 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-pch.c
@@ -425,9 +425,7 @@  end:
 
 err_request_irq:
 	irq_free_descs(irq_base, gpio_pins[chip->ioh]);
-
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s gpiochip_remove failed\n", __func__);
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
 
 err_gpiochip_add:
 	pci_iounmap(pdev, chip->base);
@@ -446,7 +444,6 @@  err_pci_enable:
 
 static void pch_gpio_remove(struct pci_dev *pdev)
 {
-	int err;
 	struct pch_gpio *chip = pci_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
 	if (chip->irq_base != -1) {
@@ -455,10 +452,7 @@  static void pch_gpio_remove(struct pci_dev *pdev)
 		irq_free_descs(chip->irq_base, gpio_pins[chip->ioh]);
 	}
 
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
-	if (err)
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Failed gpiochip_remove\n");
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio);
 	pci_iounmap(pdev, chip->base);
 	pci_release_regions(pdev);
 	pci_disable_device(pdev);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c
index 9b42317..dc43cfb 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rc5t583.c
@@ -150,7 +150,8 @@  static int rc5t583_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct rc5t583_gpio *rc5t583_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&rc5t583_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&rc5t583_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver rc5t583_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c
index 03c9148..f6e92a8 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rcar.c
@@ -466,11 +466,8 @@  err0:
 static int gpio_rcar_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct gpio_rcar_priv *p = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&p->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&p->gpio_chip);
 
 	irq_domain_remove(p->irq_domain);
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c
index 88577c3..cad37f0 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-rdc321x.c
@@ -206,16 +206,13 @@  out_free:
 
 static int rdc321x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
-	int ret;
 	struct rdc321x_gpio *rdc321x_gpio_dev = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&rdc321x_gpio_dev->chip);
-	if (ret)
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to unregister chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&rdc321x_gpio_dev->chip);
 
 	kfree(rdc321x_gpio_dev);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver rdc321x_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c
index 5af6571..2204a3e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch.c
@@ -272,8 +272,7 @@  static int sch_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 err_sch_gpio_resume:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_core))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s gpiochip_remove failed\n", __func__);
+	gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_core);
 
 err_sch_gpio_core:
 	release_region(res->start, resource_size(res));
@@ -286,23 +285,14 @@  static int sch_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct resource *res;
 	if (gpio_ba) {
-		int err;
 
-		err  = gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_core);
-		if (err)
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", err);
-		err = gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_resume);
-		if (err)
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-				"gpiochip_remove()", err);
+		gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_core);
+		gpiochip_remove(&sch_gpio_resume);
 
 		res = platform_get_resource(pdev, IORESOURCE_IO, 0);
 
 		release_region(res->start, resource_size(res));
 		gpio_ba = 0;
-
-		return err;
 	}
 
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c
index 0357387..4e42299 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sch311x.c
@@ -291,14 +291,12 @@  static int sch311x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct sch311x_pdev_data *pdata = pdev->dev.platform_data;
 	struct sch311x_gpio_priv *priv = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int err, i;
+	int i;
 
 	release_region(pdata->runtime_reg + GP1, 6);
 
 	for (i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(priv->blocks); i++) {
-		err = gpiochip_remove(&priv->blocks[i].chip);
-		if (err)
-			return err;
+		gpiochip_remove(&priv->blocks[i].chip);
 		dev_info(&pdev->dev,
 			 "SMSC SCH311x GPIO block %d unregistered.\n", i);
 	}
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c
index 7c6c518..d8da36c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sodaville.c
@@ -265,9 +265,7 @@  static void sdv_gpio_remove(struct pci_dev *pdev)
 	free_irq(pdev->irq, sd);
 	irq_free_descs(sd->irq_base, SDV_NUM_PUB_GPIOS);
 
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&sd->bgpio.gc))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpiochip_remove() failed.\n");
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&sd->bgpio.gc);
 	pci_release_region(pdev, GPIO_BAR);
 	iounmap(sd->gpio_pub_base);
 	pci_disable_device(pdev);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c
index 2776a09..69bf345 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-stmpe.c
@@ -415,17 +415,11 @@  static int stmpe_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	struct stmpe *stmpe = stmpe_gpio->stmpe;
 	struct stmpe_gpio_platform_data *pdata = stmpe->pdata->gpio;
 	int irq = platform_get_irq(pdev, 0);
-	int ret;
 
 	if (pdata && pdata->remove)
 		pdata->remove(stmpe, stmpe_gpio->chip.base);
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&stmpe_gpio->chip);
-	if (ret < 0) {
-		dev_err(stmpe_gpio->dev,
-			"unable to remove gpiochip: %d\n", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&stmpe_gpio->chip);
 
 	stmpe_disable(stmpe, STMPE_BLOCK_GPIO);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c
index 13d73fb..de79286 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-sx150x.c
@@ -616,19 +616,16 @@  static int sx150x_probe(struct i2c_client *client,
 
 	return 0;
 probe_fail_post_gpiochip_add:
-	WARN_ON(gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip) < 0);
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
 	return rc;
 }
 
 static int sx150x_remove(struct i2c_client *client)
 {
 	struct sx150x_chip *chip;
-	int rc;
 
 	chip = i2c_get_clientdata(client);
-	rc = gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
-	if (rc < 0)
-		return rc;
+	gpiochip_remove(&chip->gpio_chip);
 
 	if (chip->irq_summary >= 0)
 		sx150x_remove_irq_chip(chip);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c
index b50fe12..30884fb 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-syscon.c
@@ -172,7 +172,8 @@  static int syscon_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct syscon_gpio_priv *priv = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&priv->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&priv->chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver syscon_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c
index 07bce97..9e615be 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tb10x.c
@@ -291,7 +291,6 @@  fail_ioremap:
 static int __exit tb10x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct tb10x_gpio *tb10x_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
 	if (tb10x_gpio->gc.to_irq) {
 		irq_remove_generic_chip(tb10x_gpio->domain->gc->gc[0],
@@ -300,9 +299,7 @@  static int __exit tb10x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 		irq_domain_remove(tb10x_gpio->domain);
 		free_irq(tb10x_gpio->irq, tb10x_gpio);
 	}
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&tb10x_gpio->gc);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&tb10x_gpio->gc);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c
index 1019320..0501c22 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tc3589x.c
@@ -393,17 +393,11 @@  static int tc3589x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	struct tc3589x *tc3589x = tc3589x_gpio->tc3589x;
 	struct tc3589x_gpio_platform_data *pdata = tc3589x->pdata->gpio;
 	int irq = platform_get_irq(pdev, 0);
-	int ret;
 
 	if (pdata && pdata->remove)
 		pdata->remove(tc3589x, tc3589x_gpio->chip.base);
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&tc3589x_gpio->chip);
-	if (ret < 0) {
-		dev_err(tc3589x_gpio->dev,
-			"unable to remove gpiochip: %d\n", ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&tc3589x_gpio->chip);
 
 	free_irq(irq, tc3589x_gpio);
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
index f9a8fbd..54aac4d 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
@@ -317,7 +317,6 @@  err_mem:
 
 static int timbgpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
-	int err;
 	struct timbgpio_platform_data *pdata = dev_get_platdata(&pdev->dev);
 	struct timbgpio *tgpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 	struct resource *iomem = platform_get_resource(pdev, IORESOURCE_MEM, 0);
@@ -334,9 +333,7 @@  static int timbgpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 		irq_set_handler_data(irq, NULL);
 	}
 
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&tgpio->gpio);
-	if (err)
-		printk(KERN_ERR DRIVER_NAME": failed to remove gpio_chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&tgpio->gpio);
 
 	iounmap(tgpio->membase);
 	release_mem_region(iomem->start, resource_size(iomem));
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c
index 8994dfa..ec6a769 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps6586x.c
@@ -139,7 +139,8 @@  static int tps6586x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct tps6586x_gpio *tps6586x_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&tps6586x_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&tps6586x_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver tps6586x_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c
index b6e818e..640f522 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65910.c
@@ -192,7 +192,8 @@  static int tps65910_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct tps65910_gpio *tps65910_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&tps65910_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&tps65910_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver tps65910_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c
index 59ee486..22052d8 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-tps65912.c
@@ -117,7 +117,8 @@  static int tps65912_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct tps65912_gpio_data  *tps65912_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&tps65912_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&tps65912_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver tps65912_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c
index 3df3ebd..de18591 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ts5500.c
@@ -427,8 +427,7 @@  static int ts5500_dio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 
 	return 0;
 cleanup:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip))
-		dev_err(dev, "failed to remove gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
 	return ret;
 }
 
@@ -437,7 +436,8 @@  static int ts5500_dio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	struct ts5500_priv *priv = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
 	ts5500_disable_irq(priv);
-	return gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_device_id ts5500_dio_ids[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c
index 3ebb1a5..0f22ba3 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl4030.c
@@ -583,9 +583,7 @@  static int gpio_twl4030_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 		}
 	}
 
-	status = gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
-	if (status < 0)
-		return status;
+	gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
 
 	if (is_module())
 		return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c
index 0caf5cd..f28e04b 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-twl6040.c
@@ -111,7 +111,8 @@  static int gpo_twl6040_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 
 static int gpo_twl6040_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
-	return gpiochip_remove(&twl6040gpo_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&twl6040gpo_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 /* Note:  this hardware lives inside an I2C-based multi-function device. */
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c
index 2445fe7..ee325a4 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-ucb1400.c
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@  static int ucb1400_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *dev)
 			return err;
 	}
 
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&ucb->gc);
+	gpiochip_remove(&ucb->gc);
 	return err;
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c
index 79e3b58..e2a11f2 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-viperboard.c
@@ -446,8 +446,7 @@  static int vprbrd_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return ret;
 
 err_gpiob:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&vb_gpio->gpioa))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "%s gpiochip_remove failed\n", __func__);
+	gpiochip_remove(&vb_gpio->gpioa);
 
 err_gpioa:
 	return ret;
@@ -456,13 +455,10 @@  err_gpioa:
 static int vprbrd_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct vprbrd_gpio *vb_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&vb_gpio->gpiob);
-	if (ret == 0)
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&vb_gpio->gpioa);
+	gpiochip_remove(&vb_gpio->gpiob);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver vprbrd_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c
index 0fd23b6..85971d4 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-vx855.c
@@ -288,8 +288,7 @@  static int vx855gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	struct vx855_gpio *vg = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 	struct resource *res;
 
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&vg->gpio))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "unable to remove gpio_chip?\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&vg->gpio);
 
 	if (vg->gpi_reserved) {
 		res = platform_get_resource(pdev, IORESOURCE_IO, 0);
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c
index b18a1a2..58ce75c 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm831x.c
@@ -279,7 +279,8 @@  static int wm831x_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct wm831x_gpio *wm831x_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return  gpiochip_remove(&wm831x_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm831x_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver wm831x_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c
index 2487f9d..060b893 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8350.c
@@ -145,7 +145,8 @@  static int wm8350_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct wm8350_gpio_data *wm8350_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&wm8350_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm8350_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver wm8350_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c
index d93b6b5..6f5e42d 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-wm8994.c
@@ -285,7 +285,8 @@  static int wm8994_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct wm8994_gpio *wm8994_gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&wm8994_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm8994_gpio->gpio_chip);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver wm8994_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c b/drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c
index 56be85a..a7f1b4b 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c
+++ b/drivers/hid/hid-cp2112.c
@@ -964,8 +964,7 @@  static int cp2112_probe(struct hid_device *hdev, const struct hid_device_id *id)
 	return ret;
 
 err_gpiochip_remove:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&dev->gc) < 0)
-		hid_err(hdev, "error removing gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&dev->gc);
 err_free_i2c:
 	i2c_del_adapter(&dev->adap);
 err_free_dev:
@@ -984,8 +983,7 @@  static void cp2112_remove(struct hid_device *hdev)
 	struct cp2112_device *dev = hid_get_drvdata(hdev);
 
 	sysfs_remove_group(&hdev->dev.kobj, &cp2112_attr_group);
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&dev->gc))
-		hid_err(hdev, "unable to remove gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&dev->gc);
 	i2c_del_adapter(&dev->adap);
 	/* i2c_del_adapter has finished removing all i2c devices from our
 	 * adapter. Well behaved devices should no longer call our cp2112_xfer
diff --git a/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c b/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c
index 5ef7fcf..b97ed44 100644
--- a/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c
+++ b/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5588-keys.c
@@ -251,9 +251,7 @@  static void adp5588_gpio_remove(struct adp5588_kpad *kpad)
 			dev_warn(dev, "teardown failed %d\n", error);
 	}
 
-	error = gpiochip_remove(&kpad->gc);
-	if (error)
-		dev_warn(dev, "gpiochip_remove failed %d\n", error);
+	gpiochip_remove(&kpad->gc);
 }
 #else
 static inline int adp5588_gpio_add(struct adp5588_kpad *kpad)
diff --git a/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c b/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c
index 6329549..a452677 100644
--- a/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c
+++ b/drivers/input/keyboard/adp5589-keys.c
@@ -567,9 +567,7 @@  static void adp5589_gpio_remove(struct adp5589_kpad *kpad)
 			dev_warn(dev, "teardown failed %d\n", error);
 	}
 
-	error = gpiochip_remove(&kpad->gc);
-	if (error)
-		dev_warn(dev, "gpiochip_remove failed %d\n", error);
+	gpiochip_remove(&kpad->gc);
 }
 #else
 static inline int adp5589_gpio_add(struct adp5589_kpad *kpad)
diff --git a/drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c b/drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c
index fce5906..1eb9d3c 100644
--- a/drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c
+++ b/drivers/input/touchscreen/ad7879.c
@@ -470,14 +470,10 @@  static int ad7879_gpio_add(struct ad7879 *ts,
 static void ad7879_gpio_remove(struct ad7879 *ts)
 {
 	const struct ad7879_platform_data *pdata = dev_get_platdata(ts->dev);
-	int ret;
 
-	if (pdata->gpio_export) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&ts->gc);
-		if (ret)
-			dev_err(ts->dev, "failed to remove gpio %d\n",
-				ts->gc.base);
-	}
+	if (pdata->gpio_export)
+		gpiochip_remove(&ts->gc);
+
 }
 #else
 static inline int ad7879_gpio_add(struct ad7879 *ts,
diff --git a/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c b/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c
index 4a0e786..5a6363d 100644
--- a/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c
+++ b/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c
@@ -319,14 +319,8 @@  static int pca9532_destroy_devices(struct pca9532_data *data, int n_devs)
 	}
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_LEDS_PCA9532_GPIO
-	if (data->gpio.dev) {
-		int err = gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio);
-		if (err) {
-			dev_err(&data->client->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-						"gpiochip_remove()", err);
-			return err;
-		}
-	}
+	if (data->gpio.dev)
+		gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio);
 #endif
 
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c b/drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c
index 3d9e267..20fa8e7 100644
--- a/drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c
+++ b/drivers/leds/leds-tca6507.c
@@ -667,11 +667,8 @@  static int tca6507_probe_gpios(struct i2c_client *client,
 
 static void tca6507_remove_gpio(struct tca6507_chip *tca)
 {
-	if (tca->gpio.ngpio) {
-		int err = gpiochip_remove(&tca->gpio);
-		dev_err(&tca->client->dev, "%s failed, %d\n",
-			"gpiochip_remove()", err);
-	}
+	if (tca->gpio.ngpio)
+		gpiochip_remove(&tca->gpio);
 }
 #else /* CONFIG_GPIOLIB */
 static int tca6507_probe_gpios(struct i2c_client *client,
diff --git a/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c b/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c
index 03930d5..51ef8931 100644
--- a/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c
+++ b/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cxd2820r_core.c
@@ -584,18 +584,14 @@  static int cxd2820r_get_frontend_algo(struct dvb_frontend *fe)
 static void cxd2820r_release(struct dvb_frontend *fe)
 {
 	struct cxd2820r_priv *priv = fe->demodulator_priv;
-	int uninitialized_var(ret); /* silence compiler warning */
 
 	dev_dbg(&priv->i2c->dev, "%s\n", __func__);
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_GPIOLIB
 	/* remove GPIOs */
-	if (priv->gpio_chip.label) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
-		if (ret)
-			dev_err(&priv->i2c->dev, "%s: gpiochip_remove() " \
-					"failed=%d\n", KBUILD_MODNAME, ret);
-	}
+	if (priv->gpio_chip.label)
+		gpiochip_remove(&priv->gpio_chip);
+
 #endif
 	kfree(priv);
 	return;
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/asic3.c b/drivers/mfd/asic3.c
index 9f6294f..8a968f9 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/asic3.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/asic3.c
@@ -605,7 +605,8 @@  static int asic3_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct asic3 *asic = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
 
-	return gpiochip_remove(&asic->gpio);
+	gpiochip_remove(&asic->gpio);
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static void asic3_clk_enable(struct asic3 *asic, struct asic3_clk *clk)
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c b/drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c
index d7b2a75..4306329 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/htc-i2cpld.c
@@ -486,15 +486,9 @@  static int htcpld_register_chip_gpio(
 
 	ret = gpiochip_add(&(chip->chip_in));
 	if (ret) {
-		int error;
-
 		dev_warn(dev, "Unable to register input GPIOs for 0x%x: %d\n",
 			 plat_chip_data->addr, ret);
-
-		error = gpiochip_remove(&(chip->chip_out));
-		if (error)
-			dev_warn(dev, "Error while trying to unregister gpio chip: %d\n", error);
-
+		gpiochip_remove(&(chip->chip_out));
 		return ret;
 	}
 
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/sm501.c b/drivers/mfd/sm501.c
index e7dc441..d37b611 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/sm501.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/sm501.c
@@ -1047,7 +1047,6 @@  static int sm501_register_gpio(struct sm501_devdata *sm)
 	struct sm501_gpio *gpio = &sm->gpio;
 	resource_size_t iobase = sm->io_res->start + SM501_GPIO;
 	int ret;
-	int tmp;
 
 	dev_dbg(sm->dev, "registering gpio block %08llx\n",
 		(unsigned long long)iobase);
@@ -1086,11 +1085,7 @@  static int sm501_register_gpio(struct sm501_devdata *sm)
 	return 0;
 
  err_low_chip:
-	tmp = gpiochip_remove(&gpio->low.gpio);
-	if (tmp) {
-		dev_err(sm->dev, "cannot remove low chip, cannot tidy up\n");
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->low.gpio);
 
  err_mapped:
 	iounmap(gpio->regs);
@@ -1105,18 +1100,12 @@  static int sm501_register_gpio(struct sm501_devdata *sm)
 static void sm501_gpio_remove(struct sm501_devdata *sm)
 {
 	struct sm501_gpio *gpio = &sm->gpio;
-	int ret;
 
 	if (!sm->gpio.registered)
 		return;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&gpio->low.gpio);
-	if (ret)
-		dev_err(sm->dev, "cannot remove low chip, cannot tidy up\n");
-
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&gpio->high.gpio);
-	if (ret)
-		dev_err(sm->dev, "cannot remove high chip, cannot tidy up\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->low.gpio);
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->high.gpio);
 
 	iounmap(gpio->regs);
 	release_resource(gpio->regs_res);
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c b/drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c
index 11c19e5..4fac16b 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/tc6393xb.c
@@ -607,7 +607,7 @@  static int tc6393xb_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
 	struct tc6393xb_platform_data *tcpd = dev_get_platdata(&dev->dev);
 	struct tc6393xb *tc6393xb;
 	struct resource *iomem, *rscr;
-	int ret, temp;
+	int ret;
 
 	iomem = platform_get_resource(dev, IORESOURCE_MEM, 0);
 	if (!iomem)
@@ -714,7 +714,7 @@  err_setup:
 
 err_gpio_add:
 	if (tc6393xb->gpio.base != -1)
-		temp = gpiochip_remove(&tc6393xb->gpio);
+		gpiochip_remove(&tc6393xb->gpio);
 	tcpd->disable(dev);
 err_enable:
 	clk_disable(tc6393xb->clk);
@@ -744,13 +744,8 @@  static int tc6393xb_remove(struct platform_device *dev)
 
 	tc6393xb_detach_irq(dev);
 
-	if (tc6393xb->gpio.base != -1) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&tc6393xb->gpio);
-		if (ret) {
-			dev_err(&dev->dev, "Can't remove gpio chip: %d\n", ret);
-			return ret;
-		}
-	}
+	if (tc6393xb->gpio.base != -1)
+		gpiochip_remove(&tc6393xb->gpio);
 
 	ret = tcpd->disable(dev);
 	clk_disable(tc6393xb->clk);
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c b/drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c
index 153d595..58ea9fd 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c
+++ b/drivers/mfd/ucb1x00-core.c
@@ -621,7 +621,6 @@  static void ucb1x00_remove(struct mcp *mcp)
 	struct ucb1x00_plat_data *pdata = mcp->attached_device.platform_data;
 	struct ucb1x00 *ucb = mcp_get_drvdata(mcp);
 	struct list_head *l, *n;
-	int ret;
 
 	mutex_lock(&ucb1x00_mutex);
 	list_del(&ucb->node);
@@ -631,11 +630,8 @@  static void ucb1x00_remove(struct mcp *mcp)
 	}
 	mutex_unlock(&ucb1x00_mutex);
 
-	if (ucb->gpio.base != -1) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&ucb->gpio);
-		if (ret)
-			dev_err(&ucb->dev, "Can't remove gpio chip: %d\n", ret);
-	}
+	if (ucb->gpio.base != -1)
+		gpiochip_remove(&ucb->gpio);
 
 	irq_set_chained_handler(ucb->irq, NULL);
 	irq_free_descs(ucb->irq_base, 16);
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c
index 163da9c..7dc9804 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-abx500.c
@@ -1221,7 +1221,7 @@  static int abx500_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	const struct of_device_id *match;
 	struct abx500_pinctrl *pct;
 	unsigned int id = -1;
-	int ret, err;
+	int ret;
 	int i;
 
 	if (!np) {
@@ -1313,10 +1313,7 @@  static int abx500_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 out_rem_chip:
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&pct->chip);
-	if (err)
-		dev_info(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpiochip\n");
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&pct->chip);
 	return ret;
 }
 
@@ -1327,14 +1324,8 @@  out_rem_chip:
 static int abx500_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct abx500_pinctrl *pct = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&pct->chip);
-	if (ret < 0) {
-		dev_err(pct->dev, "unable to remove gpiochip: %d\n",
-			ret);
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&pct->chip);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c
index 0cc0eec..af426ea 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-adi2.c
@@ -979,7 +979,7 @@  static int adi_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	struct gpio_port *port;
 	char pinctrl_devname[DEVNAME_SIZE];
 	static int gpio;
-	int ret = 0, ret1;
+	int ret = 0;
 
 	pdata = dev->platform_data;
 	if (!pdata)
@@ -1057,7 +1057,7 @@  static int adi_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 out_remove_gpiochip:
-	ret1 = gpiochip_remove(&port->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&port->chip);
 out_remove_domain:
 	if (port->pint)
 		irq_domain_remove(port->domain);
@@ -1068,12 +1068,11 @@  out_remove_domain:
 static int adi_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct gpio_port *port = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 	u8 offset;
 
 	list_del(&port->node);
 	gpiochip_remove_pin_ranges(&port->chip);
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&port->chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&port->chip);
 	if (port->pint) {
 		for (offset = 0; offset < port->width; offset++)
 			irq_dispose_mapping(irq_find_mapping(port->domain,
@@ -1081,7 +1080,7 @@  static int adi_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 		irq_domain_remove(port->domain);
 	}
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static int adi_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c
index c862f9c0..0e4ec91 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-as3722.c
@@ -565,7 +565,6 @@  static int as3722_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct as3722_pctrl_info *as_pci;
 	int ret;
-	int tret;
 
 	as_pci = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev, sizeof(*as_pci), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!as_pci)
@@ -611,10 +610,7 @@  static int as3722_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 fail_range_add:
-	tret = gpiochip_remove(&as_pci->gpio_chip);
-	if (tret < 0)
-		dev_warn(&pdev->dev, "Couldn't remove gpio chip, %d\n", tret);
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&as_pci->gpio_chip);
 fail_chip_add:
 	pinctrl_unregister(as_pci->pctl);
 	return ret;
@@ -623,11 +619,8 @@  fail_chip_add:
 static int as3722_pinctrl_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct as3722_pctrl_info *as_pci = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&as_pci->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret < 0)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&as_pci->gpio_chip);
 	pinctrl_unregister(as_pci->pctl);
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c
index 6e8301f..e9bc4d7 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-baytrail.c
@@ -579,12 +579,9 @@  MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(acpi, byt_gpio_acpi_match);
 static int byt_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct byt_gpio *vg = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int err;
 
 	pm_runtime_disable(&pdev->dev);
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&vg->chip);
-	if (err)
-		dev_warn(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio_chip.\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&vg->chip);
 
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c
index d182fdd..29cbbab 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-coh901.c
@@ -756,8 +756,7 @@  static int __init u300_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 
 err_no_range:
 err_no_irqchip:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
 err_no_chip:
 	clk_disable_unprepare(gpio->clk);
 	dev_err(&pdev->dev, "module ERROR:%d\n", err);
@@ -767,16 +766,11 @@  err_no_chip:
 static int __exit u300_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct u300_gpio *gpio = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int err;
 
 	/* Turn off the GPIO block */
 	writel(0x00000000U, gpio->base + U300_GPIO_CR);
 
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
-	if (err < 0) {
-		dev_err(gpio->dev, "unable to remove gpiochip: %d\n", err);
-		return err;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(&gpio->chip);
 	clk_disable_unprepare(gpio->clk);
 	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c
index 8fe2ab0..648c600 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-exynos5440.c
@@ -881,11 +881,7 @@  static int exynos5440_gpiolib_register(struct platform_device *pdev,
 static int exynos5440_gpiolib_unregister(struct platform_device *pdev,
 				struct exynos5440_pinctrl_priv_data *priv)
 {
-	int ret = gpiochip_remove(priv->gc);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpio chip remove failed\n");
-		return ret;
-	}
+	gpiochip_remove(priv->gc);
 	return 0;
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c
index e43fbce..35c6d32 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-msm.c
@@ -864,7 +864,6 @@  static int msm_gpio_init(struct msm_pinctrl *pctrl)
 	int irq;
 	int ret;
 	int i;
-	int r;
 	unsigned ngpio = pctrl->soc->ngpios;
 
 	if (WARN_ON(ngpio > MAX_NR_GPIO))
@@ -894,7 +893,7 @@  static int msm_gpio_init(struct msm_pinctrl *pctrl)
 					      &irq_domain_simple_ops, NULL);
 	if (!pctrl->domain) {
 		dev_err(pctrl->dev, "Failed to register irq domain\n");
-		r = gpiochip_remove(&pctrl->chip);
+		gpiochip_remove(&pctrl->chip);
 		return -ENOSYS;
 	}
 
@@ -966,14 +965,8 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL(msm_pinctrl_probe);
 int msm_pinctrl_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct msm_pinctrl *pctrl = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int ret;
-
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&pctrl->chip);
-	if (ret) {
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "Failed to remove gpiochip\n");
-		return ret;
-	}
 
+	gpiochip_remove(&pctrl->chip);
 	irq_set_chained_handler(pctrl->irq, NULL);
 	irq_domain_remove(pctrl->domain);
 	pinctrl_unregister(pctrl->pctrl);
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c
index 8f6f16e..98c5ce2 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-nomadik.c
@@ -1261,7 +1261,7 @@  static int nmk_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
 				   IRQ_TYPE_EDGE_FALLING);
 	if (ret) {
 		dev_err(&dev->dev, "could not add irqchip\n");
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&nmk_chip->chip);
+		gpiochip_remove(&nmk_chip->chip);
 		return -ENODEV;
 	}
 	/* Then register the chain on the parent IRQ */
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c
index 96c60d2..707d9a7 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-rockchip.c
@@ -1335,10 +1335,7 @@  fail:
 	for (--i, --bank; i >= 0; --i, --bank) {
 		if (!bank->valid)
 			continue;
-
-		if (gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip))
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpio chip %s remove failed\n",
-							bank->gpio_chip.label);
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
 	}
 	return ret;
 }
@@ -1348,20 +1345,15 @@  static int rockchip_gpiolib_unregister(struct platform_device *pdev,
 {
 	struct rockchip_pin_ctrl *ctrl = info->ctrl;
 	struct rockchip_pin_bank *bank = ctrl->pin_banks;
-	int ret = 0;
 	int i;
 
-	for (i = 0; !ret && i < ctrl->nr_banks; ++i, ++bank) {
+	for (i = 0; i < ctrl->nr_banks; ++i, ++bank) {
 		if (!bank->valid)
 			continue;
-
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
 	}
 
-	if (ret)
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpio chip remove failed\n");
-
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static int rockchip_get_bank_data(struct rockchip_pin_bank *bank,
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c
index 0324d4c..4d0f2f7 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-samsung.c
@@ -841,9 +841,7 @@  static int samsung_gpiolib_register(struct platform_device *pdev,
 
 fail:
 	for (--i, --bank; i >= 0; --i, --bank)
-		if (gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip))
-			dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpio chip %s remove failed\n",
-							bank->gpio_chip.label);
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
 	return ret;
 }
 
@@ -853,16 +851,12 @@  static int samsung_gpiolib_unregister(struct platform_device *pdev,
 {
 	struct samsung_pin_ctrl *ctrl = drvdata->ctrl;
 	struct samsung_pin_bank *bank = ctrl->pin_banks;
-	int ret = 0;
 	int i;
 
-	for (i = 0; !ret && i < ctrl->nr_banks; ++i, ++bank)
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
+	for (i = 0; i < ctrl->nr_banks; ++i, ++bank)
+		gpiochip_remove(&bank->gpio_chip);
 
-	if (ret)
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "gpio chip remove failed\n");
-
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct of_device_id samsung_pinctrl_dt_match[];
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c
index f9fabe9..82cb34f 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/pinctrl-sunxi.c
@@ -916,8 +916,7 @@  static int sunxi_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 gpiochip_error:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(pctl->chip))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(pctl->chip);
 pinctrl_error:
 	pinctrl_unregister(pctl->pctl_dev);
 	return ret;
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c b/drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c
index a9288ab..80f641e 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/sh-pfc/gpio.c
@@ -409,11 +409,8 @@  int sh_pfc_register_gpiochip(struct sh_pfc *pfc)
 
 int sh_pfc_unregister_gpiochip(struct sh_pfc *pfc)
 {
-	int err;
-	int ret;
-
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&pfc->gpio->gpio_chip);
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&pfc->func->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&pfc->gpio->gpio_chip);
+	gpiochip_remove(&pfc->func->gpio_chip);
 
-	return ret < 0 ? ret : err;
+	return 0;
 }
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c b/drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c
index ff2940e..554c0a3 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/spear/pinctrl-plgpio.c
@@ -627,8 +627,7 @@  static int plgpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 
 remove_gpiochip:
 	dev_info(&pdev->dev, "Remove gpiochip\n");
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&plgpio->chip))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "unable to remove gpiochip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&plgpio->chip);
 unprepare_clk:
 	if (!IS_ERR(plgpio->clk))
 		clk_unprepare(plgpio->clk);
diff --git a/drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c b/drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c
index 9802b67..3a72b6d 100644
--- a/drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c
+++ b/drivers/pinctrl/vt8500/pinctrl-wmt.c
@@ -626,8 +626,7 @@  int wmt_pinctrl_probe(struct platform_device *pdev,
 	return 0;
 
 fail_range:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio_chip))
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio chip\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio_chip);
 fail_gpio:
 	pinctrl_unregister(data->pctl_dev);
 	return err;
@@ -636,12 +635,8 @@  fail_gpio:
 int wmt_pinctrl_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct wmt_pinctrl_data *data = platform_get_drvdata(pdev);
-	int err;
-
-	err = gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio_chip);
-	if (err)
-		dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to remove gpio chip\n");
 
+	gpiochip_remove(&data->gpio_chip);
 	pinctrl_unregister(data->pctl_dev);
 
 	return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c b/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c
index 2805988..478c3a5 100644
--- a/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmic_gpio.c
@@ -301,8 +301,7 @@  static int platform_pmic_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	return 0;
 
 fail_request_irq:
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&pg->chip))
-		pr_err("gpiochip_remove failed\n");
+	gpiochip_remove(&pg->chip);
 err:
 	iounmap(pg->gpiointr);
 err2:
diff --git a/drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c b/drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c
index ba350d2..f92e266 100644
--- a/drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/ssb/driver_gpio.c
@@ -475,7 +475,8 @@  int ssb_gpio_unregister(struct ssb_bus *bus)
 {
 	if (ssb_chipco_available(&bus->chipco) ||
 	    ssb_extif_available(&bus->extif)) {
-		return gpiochip_remove(&bus->gpio);
+		gpiochip_remove(&bus->gpio);
+		return 0;
 	} else {
 		SSB_WARN_ON(1);
 	}
diff --git a/drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c b/drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c
index 2a2d920..3068288 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/vme/devices/vme_pio2_gpio.c
@@ -221,9 +221,7 @@  void pio2_gpio_exit(struct pio2_card *card)
 {
 	const char *label = card->gc.label;
 
-	if (gpiochip_remove(&(card->gc)))
-		dev_err(&card->vdev->dev, "Failed to remove GPIO");
-
+	gpiochip_remove(&(card->gc));
 	kfree(label);
 }
 
diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c b/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
index 2a99d0c..740171b 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/max310x.c
@@ -1249,7 +1249,7 @@  static int max310x_probe(struct device *dev, struct max310x_devtype *devtype,
 	mutex_destroy(&s->mutex);
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_GPIOLIB
-	WARN_ON(gpiochip_remove(&s->gpio));
+	gpiochip_remove(&s->gpio);
 
 out_uart:
 #endif
@@ -1264,12 +1264,10 @@  out_clk:
 static int max310x_remove(struct device *dev)
 {
 	struct max310x_port *s = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
-	int i, ret = 0;
+	int i;
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_GPIOLIB
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&s->gpio);
-	if (ret)
-		return ret;
+	gpiochip_remove(&s->gpio);
 #endif
 
 	for (i = 0; i < s->uart.nr; i++) {
@@ -1283,7 +1281,7 @@  static int max310x_remove(struct device *dev)
 	uart_unregister_driver(&s->uart);
 	clk_disable_unprepare(s->clk);
 
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static const struct of_device_id __maybe_unused max310x_dt_ids[] = {
diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c
index e408679..6f433b8 100644
--- a/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c
+++ b/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via-gpio.c
@@ -270,7 +270,7 @@  static int viafb_gpio_probe(struct platform_device *platdev)
 static int viafb_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *platdev)
 {
 	unsigned long flags;
-	int ret = 0, i;
+	int i;
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_PM
 	viafb_pm_unregister(&viafb_gpio_pm_hooks);
@@ -280,11 +280,7 @@  static int viafb_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *platdev)
 	 * Get unregistered.
 	 */
 	if (viafb_gpio_config.gpio_chip.ngpio > 0) {
-		ret = gpiochip_remove(&viafb_gpio_config.gpio_chip);
-		if (ret) { /* Somebody still using it? */
-			printk(KERN_ERR "Viafb: GPIO remove failed\n");
-			return ret;
-		}
+		gpiochip_remove(&viafb_gpio_config.gpio_chip);
 	}
 	/*
 	 * Disable the ports.
@@ -294,7 +290,7 @@  static int viafb_gpio_remove(struct platform_device *platdev)
 		viafb_gpio_disable(viafb_gpio_config.active_gpios[i]);
 	viafb_gpio_config.gpio_chip.ngpio = 0;
 	spin_unlock_irqrestore(&viafb_gpio_config.vdev->reg_lock, flags);
-	return ret;
+	return 0;
 }
 
 static struct platform_driver via_gpio_driver = {
diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c b/sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c
index eca983f..b526e5f 100644
--- a/sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c
+++ b/sound/soc/codecs/wm5100.c
@@ -2320,11 +2320,8 @@  static void wm5100_init_gpio(struct i2c_client *i2c)
 static void wm5100_free_gpio(struct i2c_client *i2c)
 {
 	struct wm5100_priv *wm5100 = i2c_get_clientdata(i2c);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&wm5100->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret != 0)
-		dev_err(&i2c->dev, "Failed to remove GPIOs: %d\n", ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm5100->gpio_chip);
 }
 #else
 static void wm5100_init_gpio(struct i2c_client *i2c)
diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c
index b0084a1..0737af8 100644
--- a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c
+++ b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8903.c
@@ -1878,11 +1878,7 @@  static void wm8903_init_gpio(struct wm8903_priv *wm8903)
 
 static void wm8903_free_gpio(struct wm8903_priv *wm8903)
 {
-	int ret;
-
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&wm8903->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret != 0)
-		dev_err(wm8903->dev, "Failed to remove GPIOs: %d\n", ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm8903->gpio_chip);
 }
 #else
 static void wm8903_init_gpio(struct wm8903_priv *wm8903)
diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c
index 5522d25..41caf4c 100644
--- a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c
+++ b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8962.c
@@ -3400,11 +3400,8 @@  static void wm8962_init_gpio(struct snd_soc_codec *codec)
 static void wm8962_free_gpio(struct snd_soc_codec *codec)
 {
 	struct wm8962_priv *wm8962 = snd_soc_codec_get_drvdata(codec);
-	int ret;
 
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&wm8962->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret != 0)
-		dev_err(codec->dev, "Failed to remove GPIOs: %d\n", ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm8962->gpio_chip);
 }
 #else
 static void wm8962_init_gpio(struct snd_soc_codec *codec)
diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c
index c6cbb3b..10ca2ad 100644
--- a/sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c
+++ b/sound/soc/codecs/wm8996.c
@@ -2220,11 +2220,7 @@  static void wm8996_init_gpio(struct wm8996_priv *wm8996)
 
 static void wm8996_free_gpio(struct wm8996_priv *wm8996)
 {
-	int ret;
-
-	ret = gpiochip_remove(&wm8996->gpio_chip);
-	if (ret != 0)
-		dev_err(wm8996->dev, "Failed to remove GPIOs: %d\n", ret);
+	gpiochip_remove(&wm8996->gpio_chip);
 }
 #else
 static void wm8996_init_gpio(struct wm8996_priv *wm8996)