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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/2] dm-unstripe: unstripe RAID 0/dm-striped device
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On 12/15/2017 07:27 AM, Scott Bauer wrote:
> [snip]
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:11:44PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>
>> >=
>>
>
> Thanks, good catch.
>
>
>>> + tot_sec = i_size_read(bbdev->bd_inode) >> SECTOR_SHIFT;
>>> + mod = tot_sec % target->chunk_sectors;
>>
>> Did you build this on 32-bit also? Is that '%' OK on 32-bit?
>
> I've looked at this a bit and still can't figure out why this
> modulo operation would operate differently on a 32 versus a 64
> bit platform? I know sector_t is config dependent but the
> sector_t should be promoted to 64 bit width during the modulo
> operation.
>
> Are you wondering whether sector_t is the right type for any of
> the math in this file? Perhaps we should be safe and only use
> u64s?

Just wondering if it causes a call to some glibc __mod() function
and if so, the code should be using sector_div() -- oops, that's
a divide and you want a modulus. Oh well, we can address it if
it becomes a problem.


--
~Randy

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