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@ 2019-11-08 18:50 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman @ 2019-11-08 18:50 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel
  Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman, stable, Jonas Gorski, Florian Fainelli,
	Paul Burton, linux-mips, Ralf Baechle, James Hogan, Sasha Levin

From: Jonas Gorski <>

[ Upstream commit e4f5cb1a9b27c0f94ef4f5a0178a3fde2d3d0e9e ]

The vectors span more than one byte, so mark them as arrays.

Fixes the following build error when building when using GCC 8.3:

In file included from ./include/linux/string.h:19,
                 from ./include/linux/bitmap.h:9,
                 from ./include/linux/cpumask.h:12,
                 from ./arch/mips/include/asm/processor.h:15,
                 from ./arch/mips/include/asm/thread_info.h:16,
                 from ./include/linux/thread_info.h:38,
                 from ./include/asm-generic/preempt.h:5,
                 from ./arch/mips/include/generated/asm/preempt.h:1,
                 from ./include/linux/preempt.h:81,
                 from ./include/linux/spinlock.h:51,
                 from ./include/linux/mmzone.h:8,
                 from ./include/linux/bootmem.h:8,
                 from arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c:10:
arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c: In function 'prom_init':
./arch/mips/include/asm/string.h:162:11: error: '__builtin_memcpy' forming offset [2, 32] is out of the bounds [0, 1] of object 'bmips_smp_movevec' with type 'char' [-Werror=array-bounds]
   __ret = __builtin_memcpy((dst), (src), __len); \
arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c:97:3: note: in expansion of macro 'memcpy'
   memcpy((void *)0xa0000200, &bmips_smp_movevec, 0x20);
In file included from arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c:14:
./arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h:80:13: note: 'bmips_smp_movevec' declared here
 extern char bmips_smp_movevec;

Fixes: 18a1eef92dcd ("MIPS: BMIPS: Introduce bmips.h")
Signed-off-by: Jonas Gorski <>
Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>
Signed-off-by: Paul Burton <>
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>
Cc: James Hogan <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
 arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c      |  2 +-
 arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h | 10 +++++-----
 arch/mips/kernel/smp-bmips.c  |  8 ++++----
 3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c b/arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c
index 7019e2967009e..bbbf8057565b2 100644
--- a/arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c
+++ b/arch/mips/bcm63xx/prom.c
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@ void __init prom_init(void)
 		 * Here we will start up CPU1 in the background and ask it to
 		 * reconfigure itself then go back to sleep.
-		memcpy((void *)0xa0000200, &bmips_smp_movevec, 0x20);
+		memcpy((void *)0xa0000200, bmips_smp_movevec, 0x20);
 		cpumask_set_cpu(1, &bmips_booted_mask);
diff --git a/arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h b/arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h
index bf6a8afd7ad27..581a6a3c66e40 100644
--- a/arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h
+++ b/arch/mips/include/asm/bmips.h
@@ -75,11 +75,11 @@ static inline int register_bmips_smp_ops(void)
-extern char bmips_reset_nmi_vec;
-extern char bmips_reset_nmi_vec_end;
-extern char bmips_smp_movevec;
-extern char bmips_smp_int_vec;
-extern char bmips_smp_int_vec_end;
+extern char bmips_reset_nmi_vec[];
+extern char bmips_reset_nmi_vec_end[];
+extern char bmips_smp_movevec[];
+extern char bmips_smp_int_vec[];
+extern char bmips_smp_int_vec_end[];
 extern int bmips_smp_enabled;
 extern int bmips_cpu_offset;
diff --git a/arch/mips/kernel/smp-bmips.c b/arch/mips/kernel/smp-bmips.c
index 159e83add4bb3..5ec546b5eed1c 100644
--- a/arch/mips/kernel/smp-bmips.c
+++ b/arch/mips/kernel/smp-bmips.c
@@ -457,10 +457,10 @@ static void bmips_wr_vec(unsigned long dst, char *start, char *end)
 static inline void bmips_nmi_handler_setup(void)
-	bmips_wr_vec(BMIPS_NMI_RESET_VEC, &bmips_reset_nmi_vec,
-		&bmips_reset_nmi_vec_end);
-	bmips_wr_vec(BMIPS_WARM_RESTART_VEC, &bmips_smp_int_vec,
-		&bmips_smp_int_vec_end);
+	bmips_wr_vec(BMIPS_NMI_RESET_VEC, bmips_reset_nmi_vec,
+		bmips_reset_nmi_vec_end);
+	bmips_wr_vec(BMIPS_WARM_RESTART_VEC, bmips_smp_int_vec,
+		bmips_smp_int_vec_end);
 struct reset_vec_info {

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