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Date:	Thu,  3 Feb 2011 17:38:04 -0800
From:	Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
To:	x86@...nel.org
Cc:	Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, Yinghai Lu <yinghai@...nel.org>,
	Len Brown <len.brown@...el.com>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 1/2] x86: fix panic when handling "mem={invalid}" param

Avoid removing all of memory and panicing when "mem={invalid}" is
specified, e.g. mem=blahblah, mem=0, or mem=nopentium (on platforms
other than x86_32).

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/553464
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal@...onical.com>
Cc: <stable@...nel.org>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/e820.c |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
index 294f26d..55a59d8 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c
@@ -856,6 +856,9 @@ static int __init parse_memopt(char *p)
 
 	userdef = 1;
 	mem_size = memparse(p, &p);
+	/* don't remove all of memory when handling "mem={invalid}" param */
+	if (mem_size == 0)
+		return -EINVAL;
 	e820_remove_range(mem_size, ULLONG_MAX - mem_size, E820_RAM, 1);
 
 	return 0;
-- 
1.7.1

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