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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] dm.c



On Fri May 5 2006 8:45 am, Kevin Corry wrote:
> I haven't seen an actual patch yet for this bug, so here's one with the
> suggested fix (against 2.4.31 + device-mapper-1.02.05).

And just in case it's easier for the DM guys, here's the same fix as a patch 
against linux-2.4.28-pre4-devmapper-ioctl.patch from device-mapper-1.02.05.

-- 
Kevin Corry
kevcorry us ibm com
http://www.ibm.com/linux/
http://evms.sourceforge.net/



In dm_blk_ioctl(), change 'size' to a sector_t so we can correctly return
the size of devices between 1 and 2 TB.

Fix suggested by Eric Sandeen <sandeen sgi com>
http://oss.sgi.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=646

Signed-Off-By: Kevin Corry <kevcorry us ibm com>

Index: device-mapper.1.02.05/patches/linux-2.4.28-pre4-devmapper-ioctl.patch
===================================================================
--- device-mapper.1.02.05.orig/patches/linux-2.4.28-pre4-devmapper-ioctl.patch
+++ device-mapper.1.02.05/patches/linux-2.4.28-pre4-devmapper-ioctl.patch
@@ -7823,7 +7823,7 @@
 +			unsigned int command, unsigned long a)
 +{
 +	kdev_t dev = inode->i_rdev;
-+	long size;
++	sector_t size;
 +
 +	switch (command) {
 +	case BLKROSET:
@@ -7843,7 +7843,7 @@
 +
 +	case BLKGETSIZE:
 +		size = volume_size(dev);
-+		if (copy_to_user((void *) a, &size, sizeof(long)))
++		if (put_user((unsigned long) size, (unsigned long *) a))
 +			return -EFAULT;
 +		break;
 +


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