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Date:   Tue, 01 Sep 2020 13:13:53 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: ethernet: mlx4: Fix memory allocation in

From: Shung-Hsi Yu <>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 22:37:09 +0800

> On machines with much memory (> 2 TByte) and log_mtts_per_seg == 0, a
> max_order of 31 will be passed to mlx_buddy_init(), which results in
> s = BITS_TO_LONGS(1 << 31) becoming a negative value, leading to
> kvmalloc_array() failure when it is converted to size_t.
>   mlx4_core 0000:b1:00.0: Failed to initialize memory region table, aborting
>   mlx4_core: probe of 0000:b1:00.0 failed with error -12
> Fix this issue by changing the left shifting operand from a signed literal to
> an unsigned one.
> Fixes: 225c7b1feef1 ("IB/mlx4: Add a driver Mellanox ConnectX InfiniBand adapters")
> Signed-off-by: Shung-Hsi Yu <>

Applied and queued up for -stable, thanks.

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