[PATCH 1/3] x86/kexec: Correct KEXEC_BACKUP_SRC_END off-by-one error

Dave Young dyoung at redhat.com
Sun Oct 14 21:51:38 PDT 2018


On 09/30/18 at 05:27pm, Dave Young wrote:
> On 09/30/18 at 05:21pm, Dave Young wrote:
> > Hi Bjorn,
> > 
> > On 09/27/18 at 09:21am, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > > From: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com>
> > > 
> > > The only use of KEXEC_BACKUP_SRC_END is as an argument to
> > > walk_system_ram_res():
> > > 
> > >   int crash_load_segments(struct kimage *image)
> > >   {
> > >     ...
> > >     walk_system_ram_res(KEXEC_BACKUP_SRC_START, KEXEC_BACKUP_SRC_END,
> > >                         image, determine_backup_region);
> > > 
> > > walk_system_ram_res() expects "start, end" arguments that are inclusive,
> > > i.e., the range to be walked includes both the start and end addresses.
> > 
> > Looking at the function comment of find_next_iomem_res,  the res->end
> > should be exclusive, am I missing something?
> 
> Oops,  you fix it in 2nd patch, I apparently miss that.
> 
> Since the fix of checking the end is in another patch, probably merge
> these two patches so that they are in one patch to avoid break bisect. 

Not sure if above comment was missed, Boris, would you mind to fold the
patch 1 and 2?

Thanks
Dave



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