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SubjectRe: [RFC] percpu: use nr_groups as check condition
Hi Peng,

On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 01:32:55PM +0000, Peng Fan wrote:
> group_cnt array is defined with NR_CPUS entries, but normally
> nr_groups will not reach up to NR_CPUS. So there is no issue
> to the current code.
>
> Checking other parts of pcpu_build_alloc_info, use nr_groups as
> check condition, so make it consistent to use 'group < nr_groups'
> as for loop check. In case we do have nr_groups equals with NR_CPUS,
> we could also avoid memory access out of bounds.
>
> Signed-off-by: Peng Fan <peng.fan@nxp.com>
> ---
> mm/percpu.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/mm/percpu.c b/mm/percpu.c
> index db86282fd024..c5c750781628 100644
> --- a/mm/percpu.c
> +++ b/mm/percpu.c
> @@ -2384,7 +2384,7 @@ static struct pcpu_alloc_info * __init pcpu_build_alloc_info(
> ai->atom_size = atom_size;
> ai->alloc_size = alloc_size;
>
> - for (group = 0, unit = 0; group_cnt[group]; group++) {
> + for (group = 0, unit = 0; group < nr_groups; group++) {
> struct pcpu_group_info *gi = &ai->groups[group];
>
> /*
> --
> 2.16.4
>

This seems right to me. It is quite the edge case though. I've queued
this for 5.1.

Thanks,
Dennis

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