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Date:	Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:38:02 +0200
From:	Oleg Nesterov <>
To:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
Cc:	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Cyrill Gorcunov <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	David Miller <>,
	"Theodore Ts'o" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	the arch/x86 maintainers <>,
	Network Development <>,
	"" <>,
	Fr??d??ric Weisbecker <>
Subject: [PATCH v2] x86: make DR*_RESERVED unsigned long

DR6_RESERVED and DR_CONTROL_RESERVED are used to clear the set
bits in the "unsigned long" data, make them long to ensure that
"&~" doesn't clear the upper bits.

This is only cleanup, the usage of ~DR*_RESERVED is safe but
doesn't look clean and the pattern is error prone.

	- do_debug:

		dr6 &= ~DR6_RESERVED;

	  this also wrongly clears 32-63 bits. Fortunately these
	  bits are reserved and must be zero.

	- ptrace_write_dr7:


	  on __i386__ this mixes long/int but sizeof should be the

Reported-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <>
 arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/debugreg.h |    4 ++--
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/debugreg.h b/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/debugreg.h
index 3c0874d..c0c1b89 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/debugreg.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/debugreg.h
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@
    are either reserved or not of interest to us. */
 /* Define reserved bits in DR6 which are always set to 1 */
-#define DR6_RESERVED	(0xFFFF0FF0)
+#define DR6_RESERVED	(0xFFFF0FF0UL)
 #define DR_TRAP0	(0x1)		/* db0 */
 #define DR_TRAP1	(0x2)		/* db1 */
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@
    gdt or the ldt if we want to.  I am not sure why this is an advantage */
 #ifdef __i386__
-#define DR_CONTROL_RESERVED (0xFC00) /* Reserved by Intel */
+#define DR_CONTROL_RESERVED (0xFC00UL) /* Reserved by Intel */
 #define DR_CONTROL_RESERVED (0xFFFFFFFF0000FC00UL) /* Reserved */

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