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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Colin King <colin.king@canonical.com>,
	Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.com>,
	"James E . J . Bottomley" <jejb@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	"Martin K . Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com>,
	linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
Cc: kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: aic7xxx: Fix unintended sign extension issue
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 08:32:16 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ce7de2909b7c9958ac63c4386e889509926b651b.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181025151334.15622-1-colin.king@canonical.com>

On Thu, 2018-10-25 at 16:13 +0100, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> 
> In the expression "ahc_inb(ahc, port+3) << 24", the initial value is a
> u8, but is promoted to a signed int, then sign-extended to uint64_t.  If
> the value read from the port has the upper bit set then the sign
> extension will set all the upper bits of the expression which is probably
> not what was intended.  Cast to uint64_t to avoid the sign extension.
[]
> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic79xx_core.c b/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic79xx_core.c
[]
> @@ -622,7 +622,7 @@ ahd_inq(struct ahd_softc *ahd, u_int port)
>  	return ((ahd_inb(ahd, port))
>  	      | (ahd_inb(ahd, port+1) << 8)
>  	      | (ahd_inb(ahd, port+2) << 16)
> -	      | (ahd_inb(ahd, port+3) << 24)
> +	      | (((uint64_t)ahd_inb(ahd, port+3)) << 24)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahd_inb(ahd, port+4)) << 32)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahd_inb(ahd, port+5)) << 40)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahd_inb(ahd, port+6)) << 48)

Perhaps a different method using two calls to ahd_inl
is clearer and possibly faster like:

uint64_t
ahd_inq(struct ahd_softc *ahd, u_int port)
{
	return ahd_inl(port) | ((uint64_t)ahd_inl(port + 4) << 32);
}

> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic7xxx_core.c b/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx/aic7xxx_core.c
[]
> @@ -493,7 +493,7 @@ ahc_inq(struct ahc_softc *ahc, u_int port)
>  	return ((ahc_inb(ahc, port))
>  	      | (ahc_inb(ahc, port+1) << 8)
>  	      | (ahc_inb(ahc, port+2) << 16)
> -	      | (ahc_inb(ahc, port+3) << 24)
> +	      | (((uint64_t)ahc_inb(ahc, port+3)) << 24)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahc_inb(ahc, port+4)) << 32)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahc_inb(ahc, port+5)) << 40)
>  	      | (((uint64_t)ahc_inb(ahc, port+6)) << 48)

here too



  reply	other threads:[~2018-10-25 15:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-10-25 15:13 Colin King
2018-10-25 15:32 ` Joe Perches [this message]
2018-10-25 15:32 ` James Bottomley
2018-10-25 15:54   ` David Laight

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