Commit 0cfb8f0c authored by Tang Chen's avatar Tang Chen Committed by Linus Torvalds
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memblock, memhotplug: fix wrong type in memblock_find_in_range_node().

In memblock_find_in_range_node(), we defined ret as int.  But it should
be phys_addr_t because it is used to store the return value from

The bug has not been triggered because when allocating low memory near
the kernel end, the "int ret" won't turn out to be negative.  When we
started to allocate memory on other nodes, and the "int ret" could be
minus.  Then the kernel will panic.

A simple way to reproduce this: comment out the following code in


and the kernel won't boot.

Reported-by: default avatarXishi Qiu <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarTang Chen <>
Tested-by: default avatarXishi Qiu <>
Cc: <>	[3.13+]
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 800df627
......@@ -192,8 +192,7 @@ phys_addr_t __init_memblock memblock_find_in_range_node(phys_addr_t size,
phys_addr_t align, phys_addr_t start,
phys_addr_t end, int nid)
int ret;
phys_addr_t kernel_end;
phys_addr_t kernel_end, ret;
/* pump up @end */
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