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@ 2007-08-14  9:29 Nicolas George
  2007-08-27 13:25 ` UML/man: BLKGETSIZE takes a long, not an int Michael Kerrisk
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Nicolas George @ 2007-08-14  9:29 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel, user-mode-linux-devel, jdike, mtk-manpages


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Subject: Re: UML/man: BLKGETSIZE takes a long, not an int
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Hi.

I fear that my bug-report yesterday was very badly written, with me writing
to the wrong mailing-list and all.

I was saying:

> I found a type mismatch in UML that makes host block devices unusable as ubd
> devices on x86_64 and other 64 bits systems (segfault of the mm subsystem):
> 
> In block/ioctl.c, the following lines show that the BLKGETSIZE ioctl expects
> a pointer to a long:
> 
> 	case BLKGETSIZE:
> 		if ((bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9) > ~0UL)
> 			return -EFBIG;
> 		return put_ulong(arg, bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9);
> 
> In arch/um/os-Linux/file.c, os_file_size calls it with an int.
> 
> The ioctl_list man page should be fixed as well.

I add that the bug was still there yesterday in the git repository.

I join the patch to file.c.

Regards,

-- 
  Nicolas George

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diff --git a/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c b/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
index 6f92f73..c3ecc2a 100644
--- a/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
+++ b/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
@@ -320,7 +320,8 @@ int os_file_size(char *file, unsigned long long *size_out)
 	}
 
 	if(S_ISBLK(buf.ust_mode)){
-		int fd, blocks;
+		int fd;
+		long blocks;
 
 		fd = os_open_file(file, of_read(OPENFLAGS()), 0);
 		if(fd < 0){

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* Re: UML/man: BLKGETSIZE takes a long, not an int
  2007-08-14  9:29 Nicolas George
@ 2007-08-27 13:25 ` Michael Kerrisk
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Michael Kerrisk @ 2007-08-27 13:25 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Nicolas George; +Cc: linux-kernel, user-mode-linux-devel, jdike

Hello Nicolas,

> I fear that my bug-report yesterday was very badly written, with me writing
> to the wrong mailing-list and all.
> 
> I was saying:
> 
>> I found a type mismatch in UML that makes host block devices unusable as ubd
>> devices on x86_64 and other 64 bits systems (segfault of the mm subsystem):
>>
>> In block/ioctl.c, the following lines show that the BLKGETSIZE ioctl expects
>> a pointer to a long:
>>
>> 	case BLKGETSIZE:
>> 		if ((bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9) > ~0UL)
>> 			return -EFBIG;
>> 		return put_ulong(arg, bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9);
>>
>> In arch/um/os-Linux/file.c, os_file_size calls it with an int.
>>
>> The ioctl_list man page should be fixed as well.

manual page changed for 2.65:

--- ioctl_list.2
+++ ioctl_list.2        (working copy)
@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@
 0x0000125D  BLKROSET                   const int *
 0x0000125E  BLKROGET                   int *
 0x0000125F  BLKRRPART                  void
-0x00001260  BLKGETSIZE                 int *
+0x00001260  BLKGETSIZE                 unsigned long *
 0x00001261  BLKFLSBUF                  void
 0x00001262  BLKRASET                   int
 0x00001263  BLKRAGET                   int *

Thanks,

Michael

-- 
Michael Kerrisk
maintainer of Linux man pages Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7

Want to help with man page maintenance?  Grab the latest tarball at
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/docs/manpages/
read the HOWTOHELP file and grep the source files for 'FIXME'.

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* Re: UML/man: BLKGETSIZE takes a long, not an int
  2007-08-13 12:42 Nicolas George
@ 2007-08-15 17:12 ` Jeff Dike
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Jeff Dike @ 2007-08-15 17:12 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Nicolas George; +Cc: linux-kernel, uml-devel

On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 02:42:47PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> I found a type mismatch in UML that makes host block devices unusable as ubd
> devices on x86_64 and other 64 bits systems (segfault of the mm subsystem):

Looks sane, can I have a properly Signed-off-by: version of the patch?

				Jeff

-- 
Work email - jdike at linux dot intel dot com

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* UML/man: BLKGETSIZE takes a long, not an int
@ 2007-08-13 12:42 Nicolas George
  2007-08-15 17:12 ` Jeff Dike
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Nicolas George @ 2007-08-13 12:42 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel, uml-devel


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Hi.

I found a type mismatch in UML that makes host block devices unusable as ubd
devices on x86_64 and other 64 bits systems (segfault of the mm subsystem):

In block/ioctl.c, the following lines show that the BLKGETSIZE ioctl expects
a pointer to a long:

	case BLKGETSIZE:
		if ((bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9) > ~0UL)
			return -EFBIG;
		return put_ulong(arg, bdev->bd_inode->i_size >> 9);

In arch/um/os-Linux/file.c, os_file_size calls it with an int.

The ioctl_list man page should be fixed as well.

Regards,

-- 
  Nicolas George

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diff --git a/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c b/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
index 6f92f73..c3ecc2a 100644
--- a/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
+++ b/arch/um/os-Linux/file.c
@@ -320,7 +320,8 @@ int os_file_size(char *file, unsigned long long *size_out)
 	}
 
 	if(S_ISBLK(buf.ust_mode)){
-		int fd, blocks;
+		int fd;
+		long blocks;
 
 		fd = os_open_file(file, of_read(OPENFLAGS()), 0);
 		if(fd < 0){

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