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Date:   Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:44:46 +0900
From:   Saeed Mahameed <>
To:     Tom Herbert <>, <>,
CC:     <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] mlx5: Add MLX5_SET64_VCHK to fix BUILD_BUG_ON

On 10/11/2016 01:22 PM, Tom Herbert wrote:
> I am hitting this in mlx5:
> drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/pagealloc.c: In function
> ‘reclaim_pages_cmd.clone.0’:
> drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/pagealloc.c:346: error: call
> to ‘__compiletime_assert_346’ declared with attribute error:
> BUILD_BUG_ON failed: __mlx5_bit_off(manage_pages_out, pas[i]) % 64
> drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/pagealloc.c: In function ‘give_pages’:
> drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/pagealloc.c:291: error: call
> to ‘__compiletime_assert_291’ declared with attribute error:
> BUILD_BUG_ON failed: __mlx5_bit_off(manage_pages_in, pas[i]) % 64
> Problem is that this is doing a BUILD_BUG_ON on a non-constant
> expression because of trying to take offset of pas[i] in the
> structure.
> Fix is to create MLX5_SET64_VCHK that takes an additional argument
> that is a constant. There are two callers of MLX5_SET64 that are
> trying to get a variable offset, change those to call MLX5_SET64_VCHK
> passing pas[0] as the argument to use in the offset check.
> Fixes: a533ed5e179cd ("net/mlx5: Pages management commands via mlx5 ifc")
> Signed-off-by: Tom Herbert <>

Acked-by: Saeed Mahameed <>

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