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mips64 LOAD_KPTE2 fix

Subject: mips64 LOAD_KPTE2 fix
From: Atsushi Nemoto <>
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 20:14:53 +0900 (JST)
Organization: TOSHIBA Personal Computer System Corporation
Original-recipient: rfc822;
If a TLB exception occured on very high address (such as
0xffffffffffffffff), invalid_vmalloc_address should be called but
currently not.

I think it is because LOAD_KPTE2 in arch/mips64/mm/tlbex-r4k.S does
not check overflow of (kptbl + offset).  Here is a patch (both 2.4 and

diff -u linux-mips-cvs/arch/mips64/mm/tlbex-r4k.S
--- linux-mips-cvs/arch/mips64/mm/tlbex-r4k.S   Mon Apr 28 09:44:54 2003
+++        Mon Jun  2 19:44:57 2003
@@ -72,6 +72,8 @@
         * Determine that fault address is within vmalloc range.
+       bgez    \ptr, \not_vmalloc              # check overflow
+       nop
        dla     \tmp, ekptbl
        sltu    \tmp, \ptr, \tmp
        beqz    \tmp, \not_vmalloc              # not vmalloc
Atsushi Nemoto

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