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Date:	Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:25:02 -0400
From:	Nicholas Krause <>
Subject: [PATCH] ia64: Fix me add register r8

The function user_stack_pointer was not returning the correct value \
as stated by a Fix Me message before the function declaration. I
fixed the return value to add register r8 as that register stores
dirty pages.

Signed-off-by: Nicholas Krause <>
 arch/ia64/include/asm/ptrace.h | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/ia64/include/asm/ptrace.h b/arch/ia64/include/asm/ptrace.h
index 8451439..eaef692 100644
--- a/arch/ia64/include/asm/ptrace.h
+++ b/arch/ia64/include/asm/ptrace.h
@@ -53,8 +53,7 @@
 static inline unsigned long user_stack_pointer(struct pt_regs *regs)
-	/* FIXME: should this be bspstore + nr_dirty regs? */
-	return regs->ar_bspstore;
+	return regs->ar_bspstore + regs->r8;
 static inline int is_syscall_success(struct pt_regs *regs)

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