mm: try both endianess when checking for endianess
Chris Dearman [Mon, 28 Apr 2008 09:12:19 +0000 (02:12 -0700)]
When checking for the swap header try byteswapping the endianess dependent
fields to allow the swap partition to be shared between big & little endian
systems.

Signed-off-by: Chris Dearman <chris@mips.com>
Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Acked-by: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

mm/swapfile.c

index 2da149c..67051be 100644 (file)
@@ -1582,6 +1582,14 @@ asmlinkage long sys_swapon(const char __user * specialfile, int swap_flags)
                error = -EINVAL;
                goto bad_swap;
        case 2:
+               /* swap partition endianess hack... */
+               if (swab32(swap_header->info.version) == 1) {
+                       swab32s(&swap_header->info.version);
+                       swab32s(&swap_header->info.last_page);
+                       swab32s(&swap_header->info.nr_badpages);
+                       for (i = 0; i < swap_header->info.nr_badpages; i++)
+                               swab32s(&swap_header->info.badpages[i]);
+               }
                /* Check the swap header's sub-version and the size of
                    the swap file and bad block lists */
                if (swap_header->info.version != 1) {