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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org>
Cc: Rob Herring <robh+dt@kernel.org>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Nicolas Pitre <nico@fluxnic.net>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>,
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	Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com>,
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	Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>,
	Nick Kossifidis <mick@ics.forth.gr>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 1/9] MIPS: Avoid future duplicate elf core header reservation
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 12:17:50 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdVdqR7gw+2O2v=qv_BB=+X2wEXN9jXV=np=jRayadwj7g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YRn9DHlB/pdNPJyP@kernel.org>

Hi Mike,

On Mon, Aug 16, 2021 at 7:52 AM Mike Rapoport <rppt@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 10:50:59AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Prepare for early_init_fdt_scan_reserved_mem() reserving the memory
> > occupied by an elf core header described in the device tree.
> > As arch_mem_init() calls early_init_fdt_scan_reserved_mem() before
> > mips_reserve_vmcore(), the latter needs to check if the memory has
> > already been reserved before.
>
> Doing memblock_reserve() for the same region is usually fine, did you
> encounter any issues without this patch?

Does it also work if the same region is part of an earlier larger
reservation?  I am no memblock expert, so I don't know.
I didn't run into any issues, as my MIPS platform is non-DT, but I
assume arch/arm64/mm/init.c:reserve_elfcorehdr() had the check for
a reason.

Thanks!

>
> > Note that mips_reserve_vmcore() cannot just be removed, as not all MIPS
> > systems use DT.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert+renesas@glider.be>
> > ---
> > v5:
> >   - New.
> > ---
> >  arch/mips/kernel/setup.c | 3 ++-
> >  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/mips/kernel/setup.c b/arch/mips/kernel/setup.c
> > index 23a140327a0bac1b..4693add05743d78b 100644
> > --- a/arch/mips/kernel/setup.c
> > +++ b/arch/mips/kernel/setup.c
> > @@ -429,7 +429,8 @@ static void __init mips_reserve_vmcore(void)
> >       pr_info("Reserving %ldKB of memory at %ldKB for kdump\n",
> >               (unsigned long)elfcorehdr_size >> 10, (unsigned long)elfcorehdr_addr >> 10);
> >
> > -     memblock_reserve(elfcorehdr_addr, elfcorehdr_size);
> > +     if (!memblock_is_region_reserved(elfcorehdr_addr, elfcorehdr_size)
> > +             memblock_reserve(elfcorehdr_addr, elfcorehdr_size);
> >  #endif
> >  }

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-23 10:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 23+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-11  8:50 [PATCH v5 0/9] Add generic support for kdump DT properties Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:50 ` [PATCH v5 1/9] MIPS: Avoid future duplicate elf core header reservation Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11 15:35   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-16  5:52   ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-23 10:17     ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2021-08-23 13:09       ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-23 14:44         ` Rob Herring
2021-08-23 15:20           ` Mike Rapoport
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 2/9] crash_dump: Make elfcorehdr address/size symbols always visible Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 3/9] of: fdt: Add generic support for handling elf core headers property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 4/9] of: fdt: Add generic support for handling usable memory range property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 5/9] of: fdt: Use IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_INITRD) instead of #ifdef Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 6/9] riscv: Remove non-standard linux,elfcorehdr handling Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 7/9] arm64: kdump: Remove custom " Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 12:55   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 8/9] arm64: kdump: Remove custom linux,usable-memory-range handling Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 12:55   ` Catalin Marinas
2021-08-11  8:51 ` [PATCH v5 9/9] ARM: uncompress: Parse "linux,usable-memory-range" DT property Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-15 15:25 ` [PATCH v5 0/9] Add generic support for kdump DT properties Rob Herring
2021-08-23 10:13   ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-23 14:52     ` Rob Herring
2021-08-24 11:55       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-08-24 22:43         ` Rob Herring

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