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SubjectRe: [Patch 2/3] firmware: dmi_scan: fix dmi_len type

On 02/11/2015 11:53 AM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> On 11 February 2015 at 17:46, Ivan Khoronzhuk
> <> wrote:
>> According to SMBIOSv3 specification the length of DMI table can be
>> up to 32bits wide. So use appropriate type to avoid overflow.
>> It's obvious that dmi_num theoretically can be more than u16 also,
>> so it's can be changed to u32 or at least it's better to use int
>> instead of u16, but on that moment I cannot imagine dmi structure
>> count more than 65535 and it can require changing type of vars that
>> work with it. So I didn't correct it.
>> Signed-off-by: Ivan Khoronzhuk <>
> Acked-by: Ard Biesheuvel <>
> This should get a cc stable as well.

Pay attention that this patch has to be applied with patch 1/3.

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