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From: Dirk van der Merwe <dirk.vandermerwe@netronome.com>
To: Baoquan He <bhe@redhat.com>, Dave Young <dyoung@redhat.com>,
	j-nomura@ce.jp.nec.com
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>,
	kasong@redhat.com, fanc.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com, x86@kernel.org,
	kexec@lists.infradead.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	hpa@zytor.com, tglx@linutronix.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 1/2] x86/kexec: Build identity mapping for EFI systab and ACPI tables
Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 14:53:52 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c640061a-a7c5-5bc3-87b6-0ee7af5a4b43@netronome.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190514033338.GA6612@MiWiFi-R3L-srv>


On 5/13/19 8:33 PM, Baoquan He wrote:
> On 05/14/19 at 11:22am, Dave Young wrote:
>> On 05/13/19 at 04:06pm, Baoquan He wrote:
>>> Hi Dave,
>>>
>>> On 05/13/19 at 09:50am, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>>>> On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 03:32:54PM +0800, Baoquan He wrote:
>>>>> This is a critical bug which breaks memory hotplug,
>>>> Please concentrate and stop the blabla:
>>>>
>>>> 36f0c423552d ("x86/boot: Disable RSDP parsing temporarily")
>>>>
>>>> already explains what the deal is. This code was *purposefully* disabled
>>>> because we ran out of time and it broke a couple of machines. Don't make
>>> I remember your machine is the one on whihc the issue is reported. Could
>>> you also test it and confirm if these all things found ealier are
>>> cleared out?
>>>
>> I did some tests on the laptop,  thing is:
>> 1. apply the 3 patches (two you posted + Boris's revert commit 52b922c3d49c)
>>     on latest Linus master branch, everything works fine.
>>
>> 2. build and test the tip/next-merge-window branch, kernel hangs early
>> without output, (both 1st boot and kexec boot)
> Thanks, Dave.
>
> Yeah, I also tested on a HP machine, problem reprodued on the current
> master branch when revert commit 52b922c3d49c.
>
> Then apply these two patches, problem solved.
>
> Tried boris's next-merge-window branch too, kexec works very well.
>
> Dirk, Junichi, feel free to add your test result if you have time.


I tested this with the patches (plus revert of the workaround) applied 
against stable 5.1 and it works fine for me there. Thanks!

Where can I find the next-merge-window tree?

I can test against that too.


Best regards

Dirk


  reply	other threads:[~2019-05-21 21:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-24  9:29 [PATCH v5 0/2] x86/boot: Use efi_setup_data for searching RSDP on kexec-ed kernel Baoquan He
2019-04-24  9:29 ` [PATCH v5 1/2] x86/kexec: Build identity mapping for EFI systab and ACPI tables Baoquan He
2019-04-27 16:11   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-04-28  5:41     ` Baoquan He
2019-04-29 12:50       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-04-29  0:23   ` [PATCH v6 " Baoquan He
2019-04-29 13:55     ` Borislav Petkov
2019-04-29 14:16       ` Baoquan He
2019-05-13  1:43       ` Baoquan He
2019-05-13  7:07         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-13  7:32           ` Baoquan He
2019-05-13  7:50             ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-13  8:02               ` Baoquan He
2019-05-15  5:17                 ` Junichi Nomura
2019-05-15  6:58                   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-15  7:09                     ` Junichi Nomura
2019-05-21  9:02                       ` Kairui Song
2019-05-21 10:43                         ` Junichi Nomura
2019-05-21 18:09                         ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-28  2:49                           ` Kairui Song
2019-06-06 19:20                             ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-13  8:06               ` Baoquan He
2019-05-14  3:22                 ` Dave Young
2019-05-14  3:33                   ` Baoquan He
2019-05-21 21:53                     ` Dirk van der Merwe [this message]
2019-05-21 23:04                       ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-14  8:48                   ` Dave Young
2019-05-14 11:18                     ` Kairui Song
2019-05-14 11:38                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-14 12:58                       ` Dave Young
2019-05-14 13:54                         ` Peter Zijlstra
2019-05-14 14:09                         ` Ingo Molnar
2019-05-15  1:08                           ` Dave Young
2019-05-15  6:43                             ` Junichi Nomura
2019-05-17 13:41                   ` Borislav Petkov
2019-05-17 13:50                     ` [PATCH] x86/boot: Call get_rsdp_addr() after console_init() Borislav Petkov
2019-05-21  9:28                       ` Baoquan He
2019-06-06 19:22     ` [tip:x86/boot] x86/kexec: Add the EFI system tables and ACPI tables to the ident map tip-bot for Kairui Song
2019-04-24  9:29 ` [PATCH v5 2/2] x86/boot: Use efi_setup_data for searching RSDP on kexec-ed kernels Baoquan He
2019-04-24  9:33   ` Baoquan He
2019-04-24  9:38 ` [PATCH v5 0/2] x86/boot: Use efi_setup_data for searching RSDP on kexec-ed kernel Borislav Petkov
2019-04-24 10:00   ` Baoquan He

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