Hi all,
Sorry for the noise! I didn't mean to send the version2.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kammela, Gayatri 
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:08 PM
To: linux-r...@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: s...@kernel.org; Anvin, H Peter <h.peter.an...@intel.com>; Shankar, Ravi V 
<ravi.v.shan...@intel.com>; Yu, Fenghua <fenghua...@intel.com>; Kammela, 
Gayatri <gayatri.kamm...@intel.com>; H . Peter Anvin <h...@zytor.com>; Yu, 
Yu-cheng <yu-cheng...@intel.com>
Subject: [PATCH v2] raid6/test/test.c: bug fix: Specify aligned(alignment) 
attributes to the char arrays

Specifying the aligned attributes to the char recovi[PAGE_SIZE] and char 
recovi[PAGE_SIZE] arrays, so that all malloc memory is page boundary aligned.

Without these alignment attributes, the test causes a segfault in userspace 
when the NDISKS are changed to 4 from 16.

Cc: H. Peter Anvin <h...@zytor.com>
Cc: Yu-cheng Yu <yu-cheng...@intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Gayatri Kammela <gayatri.kamm...@intel.com>
---
 lib/raid6/test/test.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/raid6/test/test.c b/lib/raid6/test/test.c index 
3bebbabdb510..32a00f11ac50 100644
--- a/lib/raid6/test/test.c
+++ b/lib/raid6/test/test.c
@@ -21,12 +21,13 @@
 
 #define NDISKS         16      /* Including P and Q */
 
-const char raid6_empty_zero_page[PAGE_SIZE] __attribute__((aligned(256)));
+const char raid6_empty_zero_page[PAGE_SIZE] 
+__attribute__((aligned(PAGE_SIZE)));
 struct raid6_calls raid6_call;
 
 char *dataptrs[NDISKS];
 char data[NDISKS][PAGE_SIZE];
-char recovi[PAGE_SIZE], recovj[PAGE_SIZE];
+char recovi[PAGE_SIZE] __attribute__((aligned(PAGE_SIZE)));
+char recovj[PAGE_SIZE] __attribute__((aligned(PAGE_SIZE)));
 
 static void makedata(int start, int stop)  {
--
2.7.4

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