Re: md linear personality oops on boot with 2.6.10-rc1-mm4 and 2.6.10-rc1-mm5

From: Jurriaan
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 07:18:21 EST

From: Neil Brown <neilb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, Nov 13, 2004 at 06:25:49PM +1100
> On Friday November 12, thunder7@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >
> > In 2.6.9-mm1, this works.
> > In 2.6.10-rc1-mm4 and 2.6.10-rc1-mm5, I get an oops during boot:
> >
> > linear_run+0x20b
> >
> Thanks. Looks like an unsigned variable going negative:-(
> I made the mistake of only testing it with a linear array with all
> components the same size.
> Please verify that this patch fixes it.
Excellent, this makes 2.6.10-rc1-mm5 boot without any problems.

Kind regards,
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