Re: [PATCH] ibmphp : read the length of ebda and map entire ebdaregion

From: Greg KH
Date: Sat Jan 09 2010 - 13:30:12 EST

On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 05:12:25PM +0530, Chandru wrote:
> ibmphp driver currently maps only 1KB of ebda memory area into kernel address
> space during driver initialization. This causes kernel oops when the driver is
> modprobe'd and it accesses memory area beyond 1KB within ebda segment. The first
> byte of ebda segment actually stores the length of the ebda region in
> Kilobytes. Hence make use of the length parameter and map the entire ebda
> region.
> Signed-off-by: Chandru Siddalingappa <chandru@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/pci/hotplug/ibmphp_ebda.c | 11 +++++++++--

Please use the scripts/ script to get the proper person
and mailing list to send this patch to (hint, it's not me.)


greg k-h
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