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Re: [dm-devel] dm: era: use do_div for 64-bit division

On Tue, Mar 11 2014 at  4:31am -0400,
Arnd Bergmann <arnd arndb de> wrote:

> Commit 983043be0c1de "dm era: support non power-of-2 blocksize"
> introduced the use of sector_div to divide a variable of type
> dm_block_t by an integer. This fails on 32-bit machines when
> CONFIG_LBDAF is not set, because that assumes that the first
> argument is a 32-bit number.
> To allow building this driver in all configurations, we either
> have to cast the dm_block_t to sector_t or use do_div(), which
> always takes a 64-bit argument. This patch uses the second
> approach in order to cope with theoretical configurations where
> dm_block_t contains a number that does not fit into sector_t.

Thanks for taking the time to look into this.

But the first approach was used on Friday (and is adequate considering
we're starting with the bio's bi_sector).  The new commit id is

The moral of the story is: don't make a mistake on Thursday because that
last linux-next of the week will plague you for the next 5 days.  I was
hoping for relief with Monday's linux-next build but alas... ;)

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