Re: [PATCH] Fix nasty 32-bit overflow bug in buffer i/o code.

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Sep 22 2014 - 11:24:53 EST

On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 8:18 AM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Ugh. Does the simpler patch to just pass in "block" work as well?

Ugh, never mind, no it does not. It doesn't truncate the sectors to
the beginning of a page boundary.

Will take the patch as-is (will edit the commit message that seems a
bit inaccurate).

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