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SubjectRe: Make drivers/char/mem.c use remap_pfn_range()
On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Odd. I doublechecked the patches I submitted and they actually
>> covered this.

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 07:24:34AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Andrew had a broken patch that shifted the wrong argument by PAGE_SHIFT,
> do you want to take the blame for that one (it shifted the size, not the
> pfn)?

What I posted shifted the correct argument, though vma->vm_pgoff would
have been been better, as it shifted offset right by PAGE_SHIFT, where
offset could have overflowed. I have no idea what you're referring to
about shifting the wrong argument.

This hunk appeared verbatim in my posted patch,
Message-ID: <>:

Index: mm3-2.6.9-rc2/drivers/char/mem.c
--- mm3-2.6.9-rc2.orig/drivers/char/mem.c 2004-09-25 00:21:50.622348424 -0700
+++ mm3-2.6.9-rc2/drivers/char/mem.c 2004-09-25 00:21:57.538297040 -0700
@@ -227,7 +227,7 @@
vma->vm_flags |= VM_RESERVED|VM_IO;

- if (remap_page_range(vma, vma->vm_start, offset,
+ if (remap_pfn_range(vma, vma->vm_start, offset >> PAGE_SHIFT,
vma->vm_end-vma->vm_start, vma->vm_page_prot))
return -EAGAIN;
return 0;
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