Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > - USER_PTRS_PER_PGD is defined as TASK_SIZE/PGDIR_SIZE. However,
> > because, TASK_SIZE is actually defined as one less that the maximum task
> > size there is a rounding error that means that USER_PTRS_PER_PGD works
> > out at 511 rather than 512. This means that entries 511 and 1023 of
> > swapper_pg_dir don't get initialised.
> > The corresponding mips64 code has only the first call to pgd_init() and
> > each implementation of pgd_init() initialises PTRS_PER_PGD entries,
> > where PTRS_PER_PGD is simple defined as 1024.
> > The attached patch applies the mips64 approach to the mips code.
> > Should USER_PTRS_PER_PGD be defined as (TASK_SIZE/PGDIR_SIZE) + 1?
> You mean ((TASK_SIZE)+1)/PGDIR_SIZE?
No. It should be
+#define USER_PTRS_PER_PGD ((TASK_SIZE-1)/PGDIR_SIZE + 1)
I submitted this patch to Ralf on Jan 03. Ralf, any reason for not applying
this? This formula ensures PTRS_PER_PGD is always correct irrespect of the
values of TAKS_SIZE and PGDIR_SIZE.
See this patch and other pending patches at