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mm: nobootmem: fix sign extend problem in __free_pages_memory()

commit 6bc2e85 upstream.

Systems with 8 TBytes of memory or greater can hit a problem where only
the the first 8 TB of memory shows up.  This is due to "int i" being
smaller than "unsigned long start_aligned", causing the high bits to be
dropped.

The fix is to change `i' to unsigned long to match start_aligned
and end_aligned.

Thanks to Jack Steiner for assistance tracking this down.

Signed-off-by: Russ Anderson <rja@sgi.com>
Cc: Jack Steiner <steiner@sgi.com>
Cc: Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>
Cc: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org>
Cc: Gavin Shan <shangw@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
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1 parent 97a2373 commit eceb33799bdb35305f9af781d07caa10d05958fe Russ Anderson committed with bwhacks May 10, 2012
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@@ -83,8 +83,7 @@ void __init free_bootmem_late(unsigned long addr, unsigned long size)
static void __init __free_pages_memory(unsigned long start, unsigned long end)
{
- int i;
- unsigned long start_aligned, end_aligned;
+ unsigned long i, start_aligned, end_aligned;
int order = ilog2(BITS_PER_LONG);
start_aligned = (start + (BITS_PER_LONG - 1)) & ~(BITS_PER_LONG - 1);

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