From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 19:37:28 EST

edwardsg@xxxxxxx (Greg Edwards) wrote:
> On ia64, EXEC_PAGESIZE (max page size) is 65536, but the default page
> size is 16k. This results in NGROUPS_PER_BLOCK in include/linux/sched.h
> being calculated incorrectly when the page size is anything other than
> 64k. For example, on a 16k page size kernel, a setgroups() call with a
> gidsetsize of 65536 will end up walking over memory since only 1/4 of
> the needed pages were allocated for the blocks[] array in the group_info
> struct.
> Patch below calculates NGROUPS_PER_BLOCK from PAGE_SIZE instead.

yep, thanks.
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