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Date:	Tue, 15 Feb 2011 16:12:55 -0800
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, stable@...nel.org
Cc:	stable-review@...nel.org, torvalds@...ux-foundation.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk,
	Dave Anderson <anderson@...hat.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
Subject: [118/272] /proc/kcore: fix seeking

2.6.37-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

------------------

From: Dave Anderson <anderson@...hat.com>

commit ceff1a770933e2ca2bf995b453dade4ec47a9878 upstream.

Commit 34aacb2920 ("procfs: Use generic_file_llseek in /proc/kcore") broke
seeking on /proc/kcore.  This changes it back to use default_llseek in
order to restore the original behavior.

The problem with generic_file_llseek is that it only allows seeks up to
inode->i_sb->s_maxbytes, which is 2GB-1 on procfs, where the memory file
offset values in the /proc/kcore PT_LOAD segments may exceed or start
beyond that offset value.

A similar revert was made for /proc/vmcore.

Signed-off-by: Dave Anderson <anderson@...hat.com>
Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...e.de>

---
 fs/proc/kcore.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/fs/proc/kcore.c
+++ b/fs/proc/kcore.c
@@ -558,7 +558,7 @@ static int open_kcore(struct inode *inod
 static const struct file_operations proc_kcore_operations = {
 	.read		= read_kcore,
 	.open		= open_kcore,
-	.llseek		= generic_file_llseek,
+	.llseek		= default_llseek,
 };
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG


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