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From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
To: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>
Cc: "linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	X86 ML <x86@kernel.org>, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>,
	Thomas Garnier <thgarnie@google.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Yasuaki Ishimatsu <yasu.isimatu@gmail.com>,
	Jinbum Park <jinb.park7@gmail.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>,
	Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>, Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/mm: Fix incorrect for loop count calculation in sync_global_pgds
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 08:24:23 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAPcyv4hHVSZDVjAh71mmkZ+xwYJY0aiL0xHEw=BumZ7bfk5qfA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170501145258.GI2649@x1>

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 7:52 AM, Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com> wrote:
> On 05/01/17 at 07:40am, Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 4:41 AM, Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com> wrote:
>> >  arch/x86/mm/init_64.c | 6 ++++--
>> >  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c b/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
>> > index 15173d3..dbf4f00 100644
>> > --- a/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
>> > +++ b/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
>> > @@ -94,12 +94,14 @@ __setup("noexec32=", nonx32_setup);
>> >   */
>> >  void sync_global_pgds(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
>> >  {
>> > -       unsigned long address;
>> > +       unsigned long address, address_next;
>> >
>> > -       for (address = start; address <= end; address += PGDIR_SIZE) {
>> > +       for (address = start; address <= end; address = address_next) {
>> >                 const pgd_t *pgd_ref = pgd_offset_k(address);
>> >                 struct page *page;
>> >
>> > +               address_next = (address & PGDIR_MASK) + PGDIR_SIZE;
>> > +
>>
>> Let's change this to put the next address calculation in the for loop
>> directly and use the ALIGN macro. Something like:
>>
>>  for (address = start; address <= end; address = ALIGN(address + 1, PGDIR_SIZE))
>
> Hi Dan,
>
> Good idea!
>
> Do you think below change is OK for you? Taking out the initialization
> can make the for loop line be shorter than 80 char.
>

I would just wrap the "address = ALIGN(address + 1, PGDIR_SIZE)" if it
doesn't fit.

>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c b/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
> index 15173d3..0840311 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
> +++ b/arch/x86/mm/init_64.c
> @@ -94,12 +94,14 @@ __setup("noexec32=", nonx32_setup);
>   */
>  void sync_global_pgds(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
>  {
> -       unsigned long address;
> +       unsigned long address = start;
>
> -       for (address = start; address <= end; address += PGDIR_SIZE) {
> +       for (; address <= end; address = ALIGN(address + 1, PGDIR_SIZE))
> {
>                 const pgd_t *pgd_ref = pgd_offset_k(address);
>                 struct page *page;
>
> +               address_next = (address & PGDIR_MASK) + PGDIR_SIZE;
> +

This gets deleted of course.

  reply	other threads:[~2017-05-01 15:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-05-01 11:41 Baoquan He
2017-05-01 14:15 ` Thomas Garnier
2017-05-01 14:40 ` Dan Williams
2017-05-01 14:52   ` Baoquan He
2017-05-01 15:24     ` Dan Williams [this message]
2017-05-01 15:31       ` Baoquan He
2017-05-01 22:37 ` Yinghai Lu
2017-05-02  7:18   ` Baoquan He
2017-05-02  7:24     ` Ingo Molnar
2017-05-02  7:40       ` Baoquan He

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