Re: [PATCH] KVM: fix the handling of dirty bitmaps to avoid overflows

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On 04/13/2010 10:03 AM, Takuya Yoshikawa wrote:
It's better to limit memory slots to something that can be handled by
everything, then. 2^31 pages is plenty. Return -EINVAL if the slot is
too large.

I agree with that, so we make this patch pending to fix like that?
  -- or should make a new patch based on this patch?

We need a new patch to block oversize memory slots. The current patch can come on top (but now page numbers fit inside an int, so it is just a cleanup, not a bugfix).

Do not meddle in the internals of kernels, for they are subtle and quick to panic.

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