pud_clear wasn't setting the _PAGE_NEWPAGE bit, fooling tlb_flush into
thinking that this area of the address space was up-to-date and not
unmapping whatever was covered by the pud.

This manifested itself as ldconfig on x86_64 complaining about the
first library it looked at not being a valid ELF file. A config file
is mapped at 0x4000000, as the only thing mapped under its pud, and
unmapped. The unmapping caused a pud_clear, which, due to this bug,
didn't actually unmap the config file data on the host. The first
library is then mapped at the same location, but is not actually
mapped on the host because accesses to it cause no page faults. As a
result, ldconfig sees the old config file data.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Dike
include/asm-um/pgtable-3level.h | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6.22/include/asm-um/pgtable-3level.h
================================================== =================
--- linux-2.6.22.orig/include/asm-um/pgtable-3level.h 2007-10-12 12:09:08.000000000 -0400
+++ linux-2.6.22/include/asm-um/pgtable-3level.h 2007-11-07 12:20:02.000000000 -0500
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ static inline pmd_t *pmd_alloc_one(struc

static inline void pud_clear (pud_t *pud)
- set_pud(pud, __pud(0));
+ set_pud(pud, __pud(_PAGE_NEWPAGE));

#define pud_page(pud) phys_to_page(pud_val(pud) & PAGE_MASK)
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