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authorWu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>2010-11-04 01:56:49 +0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-11-03 14:39:58 -0400
commitff8b16d7e15a8ba2a6086645614a483e048e3fbf (patch)
treebba0a06fe931072b5794960e8dd928769ca58ce9 /mm/vmstat.c
parent81a6cff678ecee7cdc0658285d3150660c07cfce (diff)
downloadlinux-ff8b16d7e15a8ba2a6086645614a483e048e3fbf.tar.gz
vmstat: fix offset calculation on void*
Fix regression introduced by commit 79da826aee6 ("writeback: report dirty thresholds in /proc/vmstat"). The incorrect pointer arithmetic can result in problems like this: BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at 07c06d16 IP: [<c050c336>] strnlen+0x6/0x20 Call Trace: [<c050a249>] ? string+0x39/0xe0 [<c042be6b>] ? __wake_up_common+0x4b/0x80 [<c050afcc>] ? vsnprintf+0x1ec/0x380 [<c04b380e>] ? seq_printf+0x2e/0x60 [<c04829a6>] ? vmstat_show+0x26/0x30 [<c04b3bb6>] ? seq_read+0xa6/0x380 [<c04b3b10>] ? seq_read+0x0/0x380 [<c04d5d2f>] ? proc_reg_read+0x5f/0x90 [<c049c4a1>] ? vfs_read+0xa1/0x140 [<c04d5cd0>] ? proc_reg_read+0x0/0x90 [<c049c981>] ? sys_read+0x41/0x70 [<c0402bd0>] ? sysenter_do_call+0x12/0x26 Reported-by: Tetsuo Handa <penguin-kernel@I-love.SAKURA.ne.jp> Cc: Michael Rubin <mrubin@google.com> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/vmstat.c')
-rw-r--r--mm/vmstat.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/vmstat.c b/mm/vmstat.c
index cd2e42be7b6..42eac4d3321 100644
--- a/mm/vmstat.c
+++ b/mm/vmstat.c
@@ -949,7 +949,7 @@ static void *vmstat_start(struct seq_file *m, loff_t *pos)
v[PGPGIN] /= 2; /* sectors -> kbytes */
v[PGPGOUT] /= 2;
#endif
- return m->private + *pos;
+ return (unsigned long *)m->private + *pos;
}
static void *vmstat_next(struct seq_file *m, void *arg, loff_t *pos)